Although it's only nine minutes in length, TO HELL OR GLORY is a fitting tribute to the talents of ERROL FLYNN, OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND and RAOUL WALSH, with historians Lincoln D. Hurst, Robert Osborne and Rudy Behlmer all commenting on the overall merits of THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON, despite its lack of historical accuracy.
It's nice to hear Hurst, for example, saying that when you think of the great romantic teams in film history you don't have to go any further than Errol and Olivia, who really adored each other, even if they were not a team in real life. He thinks it's Flynn finest performance, showing maturity as the role develops and under Raoul Walsh's fine direction.
All three of the historians discuss the relationship of Flynn and de Havilland both within the story and in real life, so it makes for an informative and all too brief discussion of the film, but at least there are some brief film clips of the most moving scenes.
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