A silent nine-year-old Czech boy, a survivor of Auschwitz, flees a refugee center in postwar Germany and is found by an American G.I. At the same time, the boy's mother, the sole surviving member of his family, searches refugee centers for her son. Time, distance, and the massive numbers of refugee children are factors hampering the reunion of mother and son. Written by
Martin H. Booda <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
"Theater Guild on the Air" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 9, 1952 with Montgomery Clift
reprising his film role. See more
On Clift's right shoulder he wears the patch of the 102nd infantry division, but it is sewed on incorrectly. It is turned about 90 degrees from the correct position. See more
[holds up picture of sexily-posed woman
What'd he tell you for that?
[to Steve, who's standing nearby
Ohhhh, brother! You'd better stick to building bridges!
Remade as The Search
Sung by the Jewish children to the tune of "Battle Hymn of the Republic" (ca 1856) See more