GenreDrama ScreenplayJack Wagner, Frank Butler CountryUnited States
Release dateApril 16, 1945 (1945-04-16) (United States) WriterFrank Butler (screen play), Jack Wagner (additional dialogue), John Steinbeck (story), Jack Wagner (story) CastDorothy Lamour (Lolita Sierra), Arturo de Córdova (Joe Morales), J. Carrol Naish (Charley Martin), Mikhail Rasumny (Raphael Catalina), Fernando Alvarado (Chito Sierra), Grant Mitchell (Mayor Smiley) Similar moviesDorothy Lamour appears in A Medal for Benny and Caught in the Draft
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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.