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General: Major Films  
TitleHasty Heart, The (1949)
Alternative/Original Title
DisabilityGeneral War Terminal Illness
CountryUK / USA
Length99
GenreWar
Rating3
DirectorVincent Sherman
CastRichard Todd Ronald Reagan Patricia Neal Anthony Nicholls Howard Crawford Ralph Michael John Sherman
NotesB/W. Set at end of WWII in Burma where a wounded soldier is recovering in hospital as other soldiers return home. In reality he has had one kidney removed, unbeknown to him, his other kidney is damaged and he will die in a few weeks. Put among other soldier patients who are told to befriend him he remains isolated as they try to chat to him. From the play by John Patrick.

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