Hell to Eternity

The Marines' Battle Cry of the South Pacific

Year of relase 1960 Run Time 131 mins

Hell to Eternity
Hell to Eternity
7.6

Based on the story about Guy Gabaldon, a Los Angeles Hispanic boy raised in the 1930s by a Japanese-American foster family. After Pearl Harbor, his foster family is interned at the Manzanar camp for Japanese Americans, while he enlists in the Marines, where his ability to speak Japanese becomes a vital asset. During the Battle of Saipan, he convinces 800 Japanese to surrender after their general commits suicide.

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Jeffrey Hunter

Jeffrey Hunter

David Janssen

David Janssen

Sessue Hayakawa

Sessue Hayakawa

Vic Damone

Vic Damone

George Takei

George Takei

Reiko Sato

Reiko Sato

Patricia Owens

Patricia Owens

Richard Eyer

Richard Eyer