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.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30-minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 17, 1949, with Dana Andrews reprising his film role.
I dreamed I was gonna have my own home. Just a nice little house for my wife and me out in the country... in the suburbs anyway. That's the cock-eyed kind of dream you have when you're overseas.
Peggy Stephenson: You don't have to be overseas to have dreams like that...
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.
Only twelve cast members are listed in the opening credits. Cathy O'Donnell receives an "and introducing" credit before her name. Victor Cutler, who plays Woody, is listed last in the opening credits but does not appear in the cast list of 23 names in the end credits.
The film was modified to play on a wide screen and reissued on February 3, 1954.
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