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The story idea was good....but the resolution was too quick and too contrived.
Don Ameche stars as Mitch, a glib American reporter stationed in England just as the Blitz is about to take place. He's a not particularly nice guy--a bit of a departure for Ameche. This is because he's mostly concerned with two things--women and getting a scoop. Whether the Brits lose to the Nazis doesn't seem that important to Mitch and he has this attitude through almost all of the film. Then, late in the film Albert (Roddy McDowell) is killed in a bombing raid and INSTANTLY Mitch becomes a patriot and kills a story that could hurt the British war effort! This change is completely counter to who Mitch was and should have resulted in a slower change...not one like you see in the film. It's obvious that the film was intended as propaganda and to bolster US support for the war...but stretching out the film another 10-15 minutes and showing a realistic change in Mitch would have made it an exceptional film...not a transparent and superficial one like it is.
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