Biography: Audie Murphy

Overview

World War II history will always recall one of its greatest heroes: Audie Murphy. His military exploits and courage were legendary, and became the subject of a Hollywood film. When he returned to America after the war, Murphy found success as an actor and screenwriter. This video chronicles his brilliant military achievements and Hollywood career. It reveals how the demons of his war memories haunted him, driving him to despair, drug addiction, and an untimely death at age 46. With archival film footage and ...
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Overview

World War II history will always recall one of its greatest heroes: Audie Murphy. His military exploits and courage were legendary, and became the subject of a Hollywood film. When he returned to America after the war, Murphy found success as an actor and screenwriter. This video chronicles his brilliant military achievements and Hollywood career. It reveals how the demons of his war memories haunted him, driving him to despair, drug addiction, and an untimely death at age 46. With archival film footage and accounts of soldiers and family, the documentary follows the sad story of the man who served so bravely in war, but could not save himself. ~ Rose of Sharon Winter
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/27/2005
  • UPC: 733961730364
  • Original Release: 2005
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  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 6,509

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Biography: Audie Murphy - Great American Hero
1. Amazing Hunting Skills [7:40]
2. First Taste of War [6:00]
3. Constant Combat [12:53]
4. A Hollywood Career [9:25]
5. Troubled Times [4:05]
6. A Tragic End [4:43]
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