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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
A girl refugee describes gassings at Dachau. (11 min.) Actually, Dachau was a notorious concentration camp, not a death camp and had no gas chambers. 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!
Music by Bedrich Smetana
In the score when the river is first shown See more