My Son, the Hero (1943)

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A broken down boxing promoter finds that his son has become a hero fighting in the pacific and is about to come home for a war bond tour. Trouble is, he's been lying about how successful ... See full summary »


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Edgar G. Ulmer


Doris Malloy (original screenplay), Sam Newfield (additional dialogue), Edgar G. Ulmer (original screenplay)

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6 November 2017 | wmschoell
| Mediocre and forgettable comedy
Some people will find something worthwhile in the most forgettable movies, and they're welcome to their opinion, but "My Son the Hero" is much more of a sow's ear than a silk purse. Some of the actors are fine, the pace is fairly fast, and it isn't awfully boring, but it's a far cry from a good, funny movie. Anyone who sees "darkness" or depth in this silly and derivative picture is seeing only what they want to see.

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5 April 1943



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