The Gallant Hours (1960)

The Gallant Hours





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The "mutual admiration society" consisting of actor James Cagney and actor/director Robert Montgomery culminated in the 1960 film The Gallant Hours. Cagney stars as war hero Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey. On the verge of retirement, Halsey recalls his most fateful wartime experience: his five-week showdown between himself and Japanese Admiral Yamamoto (James T. Goto) in 1942. In command of the American naval forces in the Pacific, Halsey scores a crucial, tide-turning victory at Guadalcanal. … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Beirne Lay, Frank D. Gilroy, Lt. Beirne Lay Jr.
On DVD: Jun 1, 1992
United Artists


as Fleet Adm. William F...

as Lt. Cmdr. Andy Lowe

as Capt. Harry Black

as Lt. Cmdr. Roy Webb

as Capt. Frank Enright

as Maj. Gen. Roy Geiger

as Maj. Gen. Archie Van...

as Adm. Ghormley

as Capt. Horace Keys

as Capt. Bill Bailey

as Cmdr. Mike Pulaski

as Capt. Joe Foss

as Fr. Gehring

as Adm. Isoroku Yamamot...

as Rear Adm. Jiro Kobe

as Lt. Harrison Ludlum

as Lt. Harrison Ludlum

as Maj. Gen. Harmon

as Col. Evans Carlson

as Capt. Tom Lanphier

as Adm. Callaghan

as Adm. Scott

as Adm. Murray

as Adm. Chester Nimitz

as Adm. Ernest J. King

as Red Cross Girl

as Adm. Chester Nimitz

as Narrator
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Aside from Cagney's gritty performance, the subdued biopic, shot in black-and-white and in an episodic semi-documentary style, lacks oomph and muscle.

Full Review… | July 21, 2013
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Jimmy's fine but this is plodding and dull.

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