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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)




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Give 'Em Hell, Harry! is a filmed version of James J. Whitmore's triumphant performance as Harry Truman in a one-man play. Over the course of the film, Whitmore's Truman recalls many of his personal and professional triumphs and tragedies, uncannily capturing the essence of the President with humor and genuine emotion. Whitmore was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his startlingly effective performance.


James Whitmore
as Harry S. Truman

Critic Reviews for Give 'em Hell, Harry!

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

The script, put together by Samuel Gallu, is beautifully articulated and balanced.

June 18, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
New York Times
Top Critic

The main thrust of the theatrical event is intact, and so's the Truman spirit.

June 18, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

By the end of the evening, you'll feel that you spent it with a real, live Harry Truman, and that's the best compliment to give this movie.

June 18, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
TV Guide

James Whitmore in a virtuoso performance as the plainspoken President Harry S. Truman.

October 8, 2010 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Simply wonderful, with an astonishing James Whitmore performance.

July 23, 2010 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
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