What are some of the themes in Kelly's Heroes?


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���All for the Love of Sunshine��� and ���Burning Bridges��� are some of the themes featured in the film, ���Kelly���s Heroes.��� ���Burning Bridges��� is considered the main theme, as it is featured at both the beginning and ending of the film. Near the middle of the film, a casual rendition of the song is heard in the background. Both versions of the song are also available on the film���s soundtrack.

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In 1971, ���Burning Bridges��� reached no. 32 on the Billboard Hot 100, and reached no. 1 on the charts in Australia. ���All for the Love of Sunshine,��� which is performed by Hank Williams Jr., became a no. 1 country hit in the United States.

Most of the music for the film is composed and conducted by Lalo Schifrin. ���Kelly���s Heroes��� official soundtrack album was released on both LP and CD formats. MGM released the LP version of the album, while the CD version mostly featured re-recordings that were released by Chapter III records. In 2005, Film Score Monthly released an expanded version of the film���s soundtrack.

���Kelly���s Heroes��� is a war comedy film that follows a group of World War II American soldiers who go AWOL to rob a bank. The film, which was directed by Brian G. Hutton, features various film stars, including Clint Eastwood and Telly Savalas.

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