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Hell to Eternity (1961) was a War - Drama Film directed by Phil Karlson .

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Hell to Eternity (1960): The Story of Guy Gabaldon

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 25, 2021 From 4 Star Films

As someone of Japanese-American heritage, it’s become a personal preoccupation of mine to search out films that in some way represent the lives of my grandparents and their generation. This means the rich Issei and Nisei communities of Los Angeles, the subsequent internment camps, and even the... Read full article


Hell to Eternity (1960)

By Beatrice on Jan 7, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Hell to Eternity Directed by Phil Karlson Written by Ted Sherdeman and Walter Roeber Schmidt; story by Gil Doud 1960/USA Allied Artists Pictures/Atlantic Pictures Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental I would have rated this a standard biopic/combat movie had it not been derailed by an int... Read full article


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Gen. Matsui: Even with that gun in your hand, you are captured. Hmm.
[laughs]
Gen. Matsui: It's over!
[he attempts to leave, but Gabby blocks him]
Gen. Matsui: Soldier, your sergeant failed to get through. You have lost, but because you have great courage, I admire that. I'll let you live - for now.


Gen. Matsui: The was not a pretty sight for me to see.
Guy Gabaldon: Neither was Pearl Harbor.


Gen. Matsui: [saddened by seeing his men surrender] This is not a pretty sight for me to see.
Guy Gabaldon: Neither was Pearl Harbor!


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Working titles included "Beyond the Call" and "Beyond the Call of Duty."
Certificate No. 19675.
Several hundred veterans of the Japanese Imperial Army took part in the re-creation of the Battle of Saipan, which was filmed on Okinawa.
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