SO PROUDLY WE HAIL is a surprisingly unglamorous Hollywood depiction of the lives of three Army nurses (Goddard, Lake, and Colbert) who survive the battles at Bataan and Corregidor in WWII. The film begins as they arrive back home in the US, then relates their story in flashback, beginning
in December 1941. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the trio's Hawaii-bound ship is diverted to Bataan and finally to Corregidor. Along the way, the women witness the fighting at its most brutal, but also find time for relaxation and romance. Never, however, does SO PROUDLY WE HAIL succumb to
pinup star glamour; rather, Mark Sandrich's direction and Allan Scott's screenplay conce...