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Homecoming (1948)

 -  Drama | Romance | War  -  May 1948 (USA)
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Self-absorbed Dr. Lee Johnson enlists with the Army medical corps during World War II, more out of a feeling that it's "the thing to do" rather than deep-seated patriotism. On his first day... See full summary »

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Lt. Jane 'Snapshot' McCall
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Mrs. Penny Johnson
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Dr. Robert Sunday
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Lt. Col. Avery Silver
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'Monk' Monkevickz
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Staff Sgt. 'Mac' McKeen
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Miss Stoker
Jessica Grayson ...
Sarah, Johnson's Maid (as Jessie Grayson)
J. Louis Johnson ...
Sol, Johnson's Butler
Eloise Hardt ...
Nurse Aldine Bradford
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Self-absorbed Dr. Lee Johnson enlists with the Army medical corps during World War II, more out of a feeling that it's "the thing to do" rather than deep-seated patriotism. On his first day, he's put into place by 'Snapshot', a sassy and attractive nurse. Their initial antagonism blossoms into romance. Lee then finds himself torn with guilt over being unfaithful to his wife, Penny, who's waiting for him back home. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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The Homecoming of Ulysses  »

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When Col. Johnson visits Snapshot in the hospital, she quotes a few lines from an old English ballad entitled "Sir Andrew Barton": "I am hurt, but I am not slain; / I'll but lie down and bleed a while, / And then I'll rise and fight again." See more »

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During surgery, only one of the nurses (or doctor) has her mask up over her nose (to minimize the chance of any of the patients catching an airborne infection from the medical personnel). See more »

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Featured in Clark Gable: Tall, Dark and Handsome (1996) See more »

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4 April 1999 | by (Visalia Ca.) – See all my reviews

This is a very enjoyable piece of film making. Lana Turner and Clark Gable work well together in this likeable World War 2 light drama. A must for both Lana and Clark fans. Not a brilliant piece but again enjoyable.


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