A Medal for Benny

A Medal for Benny

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Directed by Irving Pichel
Screenplay by Frank Butler
Story by John Steinbeck
Frank Butler
Starring Dorothy Lamour
Arturo de Córdova
J. Carrol Naish
Music by Victor Young
Cinematography Lionel Lindon
Edited by Arthur P. Schmidt
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • April 16, 1945 (1945-04-16) (United States)
Running time
77 minutes
Country United States
Language English

A Medal for Benny is a 1945 American film directed by Irving Pichel. The story was conceived by writer Jack Wagner, who enlisted his longtime friend John Steinbeck to help him put it into script form. The film was released by Paramount Pictures. The film is also known as Benny's Medal.


The film examines small town hypocrisy.





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