Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, War
In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.
The MPAA banned photos of the famous Burt Lancaster-Deborah Kerr passionate kiss on the beach for being too erotic. Many prints had shortened versions of the scene because projectionists would cut out frames to keep as souvenirs.
Sergeant Milton Warden:
He'd strangle in his own spit if he didn't have me around to swab out his throat for him.
Towards the end of the movie, there is a long shot showing a very drunk Prew sitting down in a dirt road next to Warden. Prew then crosses his legs. In the medium shot following, we see that the wrong leg is crossed in front of the other.
Opening credits prologue: SCHOFIELD BARRACKS HAWAII 1941
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