Linda Powell, and English girl, stows away on a ship bound for the United States in order to join the G.I. she loves. She assumes the identity of an English war bride, Joyce Giles, who has ... See full summary »
There are two major cultural ideas that come from this post-World War Two film: one, that pre-war ideas would still prevail after the war;and, two, that many marriages during the war were mistakes. One the first point, pre-war ideas did not simply return for America after the war was a modern industrial society which had cast off its Great Depression woes. On the second point, documents indicate that the divorce rate after the war was the highest in United States history, thereby indicating that many marriages were indeed ill advised. In effect, both points emphasize the in 1946 it was becoming obvious that things were not and that things could not ever be the same.