In 1942, a group of young men join the Marines, leaving loved ones behind. Primed for battle, they are frustrated by many non-combat assignments, as we follow their wartime romances, especially Andy Hookens' involvement with Pat, a New Zealand widow. Andy and Pat have just decided that war requires them to 'live for the moment' when, in 1944, our team finally goes into a real battle...

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Battle Cry (1955)

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War · 2h 29m · 2/2/1955

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In 1942, a group of young men join the Marines, leaving loved ones behind. Primed for battle, they are frustrated by many non-combat assignments, as we follow their wartime romances, especially Andy Hookens' involvement with Pat, a New Zealand widow. Andy and Pat have just decided that war requires them to 'live for the moment' when, in 1944, our team finally goes into a real battle...

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Japanese

Country

United States

Production Company

Warner Bros.

Revenue

$17,440,000
Cast
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Van Heflin

Major Sam Huxley (CO, 2nd Bn., 6th Marine Regt.)
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Aldo Ray

Pvt. / Pfc Andy Hookens
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Mona Freeman

Kathy, later: Mrs. Danny Forrester
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Nancy Olson

Mrs. Pat Rogers
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James Whitmore

MSgt. Mac / Narrator
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Raymond Massey

Maj. Gen. Snipes
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Tab Hunter

Pvt. / Cpl. Dan 'Danny' Forrester
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Dorothy Malone

Mrs. Elaine Yarborough (USO manager in San Diego)
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Anne Francis

Rae
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William Campbell

Pvt. 'Ski' Wronski
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John Lupton

Pvt. / Cpl. Marion 'Sister Mary' Hotchkiss
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L.Q. Jones

Pvt. L.Q. Jones (as Justus E. McQueen)
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Perry Lopez

Pvt. Joe Gomez aka Spanish Joe
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Fess Parker

Pvt. Speedy
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Jonas Applegarth

Pvt. Lighttower (Navajo Phonetalker)
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Tommy Cook

Cpl. Ziltch (Huxley's orderly)
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Felix Noriego

Pvt. Crazy Horse (Navajo Phonetalker)
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Susan Morrow

Susan (Ski's girl)
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Carleton Young

Maj. Jim Wellman (Battalion Executive Officer)
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Rhys Williams

Enoch Rogers
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Allyn Ann McLerie

Ruby (waitress in diner) (as Allyn McLerie)
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Gregory Walcott

Sgt. Jim Beller (drill instructor)
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Frank Ferguson

Mr. Hector Walker
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Sarah Selby

Mrs. Forrester
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Willis Bouchey

Mr. Forrester
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Lee Allen

Bit part (uncredited)
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Roxanne Arlen

Blonde girl (uncredited)
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David Armstrong

Other boy (uncredited)
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Joan Arnold

Cheap dame (uncredited)
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John Ayres

Conductor (uncredited)
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Rayford Barnes

Marine aide on command ship off Saipan (uncredited)
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Hal Bokar

Marine (uncredited)
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Budd Buster

Old man (uncredited)
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Chick Chandler

Capt. Chaplin (uncredited)
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Dean Cromer

Watkins (uncredited)
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Glen Denning

Seabags (uncredited)
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Jack Downs

Bit Role (uncredited)
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Don Durant

Marine (uncredited)
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Bess Flowers

Woman seated at table for three in background at night club / restaurant (uncredited)
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Sol Gorss

Bartender in Brawl (uncredited)
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Paul Grant

Orderly (uncredited)
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Fred Hanson

Bit Role (uncredited)
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Carl Harbaugh

New Zealander (uncredited)
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Lumsden Hare

New Zealander (uncredited)
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Chuck Hicks

Marine in Hospital (uncredited)
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Clark Howat

Marine colonel (uncredited)
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Jack Jordan

Adm. Parks (uncredited)
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Byron Keith

Recruiting sergeant (uncredited)
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Harold Knudsen

Bud Forrester (uncredited)
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June McCall

Second Girl (uncredited)
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Victor Millan

Pvt. Pedro (uncredited)
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Fay Morley

Third Girl (uncredited)
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William H. O'Brien

Bartender (uncredited)
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Eddie Parker

Bartender in Brawl (uncredited)
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Hilda Plowright

Mrs. Rogers (uncredited)
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Jack Rollens

News Hawk (uncredited)
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George Selk

Old Man (uncredited)
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Jack Shea

Sergeant (uncredited)
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Charles Sherlock

Saloon Extra (uncredited)
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Ted Stanhope

Bartender (uncredited)
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Kay Stewart

Mrs. Martha Walker (uncredited)
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Jack Stoney

Bartender in Brawl (uncredited)
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Dale Van Sickel

Bartender in Brawl (uncredited)
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Sailor Vincent

Bartender in Brawl (uncredited)
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Ralph Volkie

Bartender (uncredited)
Crew
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Raoul Walsh

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Battle Cry / Battleground

(DVD)

8/30/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Battle Cry

(DVD)

5/13/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Battle Cry

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/14/2017

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