A Medal for Benny
A Medal for Benny (1945)

In this film, shiftless Benny (who is never seen) has been tossed out of his Southern California town by the "proper" citizens. Drafted into the army, Benny is killed in action. Now that he's a hero, his old hometown gears up… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 16, 1945
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Emanuel Levy

By today's standards, this small-town melodrama about hypocrisy, based on John Steinbeck's writing, is sentimental, but it made an impression when originally made.

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