From Here to Eternity (1953)

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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.

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  • Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster in From Here to Eternity (1953)
  • Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster in From Here to Eternity (1953)
  • Burt Lancaster and Montgomery Clift in From Here to Eternity (1953)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The regimental insignia the soldiers wore on their campaign hats in the film were fictitious, belonging to no actual military organization. The real insignia worn by author James Jones's 27th Infantry Regiment "Wolfhounds," on which the book and film are based, was a vertical rectangle with a left-facing profile of a wolfhound, beneath which was the Latin motto "Nec Aspera Terrent," loosely translated as "Frightened By No Difficulties" or "Hardships Do Not Deter Us."


Quotes

Captain Dana Holmes: You know why you were assigned to G Company?
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: No, sir.
Captain Dana Holmes: I pulled a few strings. I'm the regimental boxing coach, you know.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Yes, sir.
Captain Dana Holmes: I saw your fight with Connors in the Bowl, year before last. You should've won it.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Thank you, sir.
Captain Dana Holmes: Our regiment got ...


Goofs

When the crowd of soldiers is gathered around watching the brawl between Private Prewitt and Sergeant Galovitch, many of the men, including Private Prewitt, have the acorn cords on their campaign hats tied in knots. This is only done by combat veterans, and since the war hadn't started yet, none of the junior enlisted men would have served in combat. Therefore, nobody in that scene, and especially Private Prewitt, should be wearing their campaign hats with the acorn cord tied in a "combat knot".


Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: SCHOFIELD BARRACKS HAWAII 1941


Soundtracks

Serenade in Blue
(1942) (uncredited)
Music by
Harry Warren

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Drama | Romance | War

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