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Van Johnson is a navy pilot in WWII, who has been shot down in the Pacific on a bombing mission. He and a wounded comrade are the only survivors of the mission and are lost at sea. As they await rescue, Van Johnson recants his life's story and romance with girlfriend, June Allyson. It's a wonderful wholesome movie that the whole family will enjoy. Written by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall, the authors of Mutiny on the Bounty. Written by AlenaDavies<AbundantDay@hotmail.com>

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May 1947 (USA)  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 24, 1949 with Van Johnson reprising his film role. See more »

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Just Wonderful!
24 February 2002 | by (New Orleans, LA) – See all my reviews

This is just a great movie. Part romance, part Leave it to Beaver, part mystical journey. And part Norman Rockwell, Tom Sawyer, and PT 109 for that matter! It is a very simple story of a downed U.S. Navy flier relating his upbringing and romances to a fellow flier. But it is just so beautifully done and filled with the laughter and tears, triumph and tragedies of life that is is irresistable.


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