During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been killed in a plane crash. She soon discovers Scott is alive, but remains happily married to Curtis until Scott re-enters their lives 14 years later. Written by
Jeanne Armintrout <Jeannee@uwyo.edu>
In the air, they go after glory. On the ground, they're after the same woman!
Did You Know?
Both the leading actors for this movie appeared in a Stanley Kubrick movie. Tony Curtis worked with Kubrick in the film Spartacus (1960) while George C. Scott in the film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Loved the Bomb (1964). See more
At the end of the fight scene in the hotel room with the general next door, Julie Ferris says, "Boys! Boys! Boys!" but her lips do not move. See more
THAT's Big Ben!
See what time it is.
Referenced in Getting Wasted
Big Beautiful Ball
Music by John Williams
(as Johnny Williams)
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer See more