R | | Drama, Romance
A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty, due to his service records being lost.
James Caan appeared almost identically in sailor's garb for an uncredited cameo in Steven Spielberg's 1941 (1979), as the sailor who throws the first punch in the ballroom fight sequence.
Let me give you one piece of advice, one old salt to another... Ah, to hell with advice.
When John and Doug go fishing off the pier, the fish they catch is obviously dead when they pull it in.