The Purple Heart

  • 1944
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

Wildly overrated at the time of its release, THE PURPLE HEART has not aged well, and viewers today may have trouble with its leering racism, overwrought patriotic speechifying, and terribly bombastic musical score. The story concerns two bomber crews captured by the Japanese after the 1942 air raid against Tokyo. Capt. Harvey Ross (Dana Andrews) is the...read more

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  • Review: Wildly overrated at the time of its release, THE PURPLE HEART has not aged well, and viewers today may have trouble with its leering racism, overwrought patriotic speechifying, and terribly bombastic musical score. The story concerns two bomber crews captu… (more)

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