Not Rated | | 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.
In order to give the film a documentary-style realism, the director drew each member of the crew--props, grips, mixers, etc.--from the ranks of WWII veterans.
You know what it'll be, don't you, Peggy? It may take us years to get anywhere. We'll have no money, no decent place to live. We'll have to work, get kicked around.
Although Boone City is obviously some Midwestern city, Homer Parrish, who supposedly lived his entire civilian life there, speaks with a noticeable Boston accent.
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.
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