Approved | | Drama, Romance, War
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
The first film recorded in stereo using the Westrex Recording System. The stereophonic version exists in the form of studio acetate masters, but they were never married to the picture. Only a handful of theaters were equipped for multi-channel sound at the time of its original release.
Say, who is this Peggy Stephenson?
Fred Derry: She's a girl.
Marie Derry: I didn't think she was a kangaroo!
Near the beginning of the movie, Fred Derry says he met his wife Marie when he was in training in Texas. Later on, Fred tells Marie that he'll fix her a nice meal, like he used to do at the drugstore. Fred was no longer working at the drugstore when they met.
The character played by Ray Teal (the Axis sympathizer whom Homer Parrish attacks at the soda fountain) is listed in the credits as "Mr. Mollett". However, the character's name is never mentioned or otherwise alluded to.
The film was modified to play on a wide screen and reissued on February 3, 1954.
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