Hail the Conquering Hero

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 41 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: May 10, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1944
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
    • Subtitles - French, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 20


User Ratings: 606
It is a bewilderingly skillful picture, and the skill is used no more brilliantly to tell the story than to cover up the story's weaknesses and those of its author, Preston Sturges. Full Review
The Nation
Sep 14, 2012
Wonderful satire on small-town jingoism, all the more remarkable in that it was made during World War II.
Time Out
Feb 9, 2006
Rating: 4/4 -- The premier comedy writer-director of 1940s Hollywood strikes again! Full Review
TV Guide
Nov 13, 2007
Rating: 3/5 -- ...half a Sturges is better than no Sturges at all.
Jan 30, 2007
A Preston Sturgess comedy can't fail. [Full review in Spanish] Full Review
Sep 17, 2019
...[A] masterpiece, which deftly mixes Capra sentiment with Sturges' bumpkin satire...
USA Today
Nov 6, 1990
Rating: A -- Sturges turns upside down the conventions of Hollywood's small-town film: His characters' eccentricity is meant to show the more multifarious and resourceful nature of folks who appear to be bland and ordinary. Full Review
Oct 10, 2006

Product Description:

In Preston Sturges's ironic comedy HAIL THE CONQUERING HERO, a soldier who is discharged from the army for hay fever is welcomed home as a brave war hero.


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  • Sales Rank: 85,206
  • UPC: 025192091001
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