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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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According to the 'Variety Movie Guide', Audie Murphy " . . . gets into the army in 1942 at 18. In 1943, Murphy became a replacement in Company B, 15th Infantry Regiment, Third Division, 7th Army, in North Africa, and served with the unit throughout the war in Tunisia, Italy, France, Germany and Austria. During that time he rose from PFC to company commander, was wounded three times, personally killed 240 Germans, and was one of the only two soldiers left in the original company at the end of the war. His decorations total 24, from the Congressional Medal of Honor on down."
Many of the battle scenes were re-used for Universal Studio's later picture The Young Warriors.
A total of 50,000 rounds of ammunition, 300 pounds of TNT, 600 pounds of blasting powder and 10 cases of 40% dynamite were required for the filming of the battle scenes.
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