The Gallant Hours
- 1 hr 55 min
The Gallant Hours is a 1960 drama based on the World War II battle over Guadalcanal. The movie largely sticks to the facts focusing on the Admiral William Halsey Jr. and his Japanese counterpart Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. The Hollywood actor Robert Montgomery steps behind the camera to direct the movie. He also did the narration for the movie. James Cagney stars as Admiral Halsey and James T.Goto stars as Yamamoto. The Gallant Hours was very unusual war movie for the day.. There are no actual onscreen battle scenes. All the battles take place off camera. The movie focuses on the battle of wits between the two Admirals.