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Homecoming (1948)

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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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Cast overview:
Lt. Jane 'Snapshot' McCall
Mrs. Penny Johnson
Dr. Robert Sunday
Lt. Col. Avery Silver
Mrs. Kirby
'Monk' Monkevickz
Staff Sgt. 'Mac' McKeen
Miss Stoker
Jessica Grayson ...
Sarah, Johnson's Maid (as Jessie Grayson)
J. Louis Johnson ...
Sol, Johnson's Butler
Eloise Hardt ...
Nurse Aldine Bradford


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 <>

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May 1948 (USA)  »

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The Homecoming of Ulysses  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 6, 1949 with Lana Turner and Clark Gable reprising their film roles. See more »


When Dr. Johnson and Snapshot are trapped behind German lines during the Battle of the Bulge, Snapshot asks if they should try to go towards Cologne (Germany). At this stage of the war, Dec. 1944, the allies had not yet crossed into Germany, except in one or two places, and only in toehold positions. 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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