Not Rated | | Drama, War
A decorated Korean War hero inexplicably collaborates with the enemy while interred in a POW camp and is court-martialed.
Paul Newman would work with screenwriter Stewart Stern in two subsequent films.
Capt. Edward W. Hall Jr.:
Do you know what's the matter with me?
Aggie Hall: No.
Capt. Edward W. Hall Jr.: My mother wasn't in the army, so I'm a half-breed.
Aggie Hall: I don't know you very well yet. Is that your way of being bitter or laughing at yourself, or...?
Capt. Edward W. Hall Jr.: Remember those things that were half horse and half man? ...
In his closing argument in defense of Captain Hall, the defense attorney mentions that Capt Hall served in two wars, implying service during World War II and the Korean War. But Capt Hall's uniform has ribbons only for the Korean War.