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Film Matinée: The Hasty Heart

Synopsis

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concludes the season of British films of the 40s and 50s. starring Ronald Reagan
Patricia Neal , Richard Todd
Stationed in Burma, Cpl Lachlan-McLachlan is unlucky enough to be wounded on the last day of the war. After an operation he is convinced that he is well again ! -but, in fact, he has only weeks to live. IJis fellow soldiers are assigned the task of helping ' Lachie ' through his last weeks,
: a task made difficult by his terse and unfriendly nature.
This moving film is justly famous as one of Britain's most successful internationally. In it
Ronald Reagan made his only appearance in a British movie. It also stars the enchanting Patricia Neal , and made the young Richard Todd a star.
Screenplay by RANALD MACDOUGALL from the play by JOHN PATRICK Produced and directed by VINCENT SHERMAN
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Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Reagan
Unknown: Patricia Neal
Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Ronald Reagan
Unknown: Patricia Neal
Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Ranald MacDougall
Play By: John Patrick
Directed By: Vincent Sherman
Yank: Ronald Reagan
Sister Margaret: Patricia Neal
Cpl Lachlan McLachlan: Richard Todd
Lt-Col Dunn: Anthony Nicholls
Tommy: Howard Marion Crawford
Kiwi: Ralph Michael
Blossom: Orlando Martins
Orderly,: Alfie Bass
Digger: John Sherman






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