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To Hell and Back (1955) was a Action - Biographical Film directed by Jesse Hibbs and produced by Aaron Rosenberg.

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To Hell and Back (1955)

By Beatrice on Mar 2, 2016 From Flickers in Time

To Hell and Back (1955) Directed by Jesse Hibbs Written by Gil Doud from Audie Murphy’s autobiolgraphy 1955/USA Universal International Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Here is a rare biopic in which the subject is played by himself. This is the story of Audie Murphy, the most decora... Read full article


The Friday Night Late Movie: Mario Bava Takes Hercules to Hell and Back

By Rick29 on Jan 3, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Most film buffs remember Mario Bava for his Italian horror films of the 1960s and 1970s--especially Black Sunday, his chilling black and white masterpiece about a vengeful witch. However, he spent much of his career photographing films for other directors. After completing a couple of movies without... Read full article


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Lt. Manning: At 0500 we'll open up with small arms fire. The 7th will move across at the same time. I'm sure the Jerries will throw some entertainment our way.
Audie Murphy: I think you can count on it, Lieutenant.


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Audie Murphy originally declined the opportunity to portray himself in the movie, not wanting people to think that he was attempting to cash in on his role as a war hero. Murphy initially suggested his friend Tony Curtis to play him. They had worked together on three Westerns, Sierra, Kansas Raiders and The Cimarron Kid.
Average Shot Length (ASL) = 8 seconds
Audie Murphy's war buddy Onclo Airheart was slated to play himself, but he declined due to the fact that the movie was to be shot during planting season.
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