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A drama set during WWII. A tale of adultery & desertion.

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Jim Colter
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Ted Purvis
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Dr. Montgomery
Joy Shelton ...
Tillie Colter
Alison Leggatt ...
Ruby
Beatrice Varley ...
Mrs. Colter
George Carney ...
Tom Mason
Leslie Bradley ...
Mike Duggan
Jean Kent ...
Toni
Ben Williams ...
Cpl Lewis
Anna Konstam ...
May
Vera Frances ...
Vera Colter
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George Merritt ...
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A drama set during WWII. A tale of adultery & desertion.

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With the Great Stars of "Caesar and Cleopatra" and "Great Expectations"

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Drama | Romance | War

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5 February 1945 (UK)  »

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A Estrada de Waterloo  »

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Goofs

When Dr. Montgomery (Alastair Sim) deals with the blow Jim Colter (John Mills) sustained to his head, he applies a round sticking plaster. In the next shot it has changed to a horizontal rectangle. When Jim arrives at the Alcazar club, the plaster is a vertical rectangle. By the time he reaches The Lucky Star to accost Ted Purvis (Stewart Granger) the plaster has disappeared. See more »

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Wartime shenanigans in London town
29 July 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Whilst people get nostalgic for a bygone time where supposedly everyone rooted together, conveniently forgetting how much people were in it for themselves and the spiv culture ruled.

Here comes a slice of life film that was made when the war was still on. Not sure how this one went past the censor as the subject matter involves an AWOL soldier who wants to find his wife after he gets wind that she is being wooed by a supposedly invalid playboy type draft dodger excellently played by Stewart Granger who is also an ex boxer.

Granger is trying to get his wicked ways by spinning whatever yarn he can and showing her a good time. Add to this, some mishaps, John Mills AWOL soldier being pursued by military policemen and a mixture of comedy and drama makes this an easy going gem.

There is a rather brutal fight scene at the end and Alistair Sim gives a nice cameo as well as Jean Kent wearing not a lot, not sure what the censor was doing when her scene turned up!


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