This decidedly un-macho attitude won him a legion of devoted female fans.
But he would later exploit her success, reusing one of her musical numbers in the 1952 film, Okinawa.
Rita Hayworth and Gary Cooper, both in the twilights of their careers, are the stars and the reasons for watching this unusual western, which is set in 1916 right before U.
While bedridden in his , home, he founded Acting for Life, a private charity to help the and others in need.
This spartan existence is shared by the senior officers, whose headquarters consists of a table.
His roles in Battle Cry 1955 , The Girl He Left Behind 1956 , and Damn Yankees 1958 made Hunter a household name.