The sequel to Summer of '42 (1971) reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and other unsavory college activities. Hermie grows apart from his childhood friend Oscy and begins a relationship with Julie that allows him to settle down into maturity. Written by
They've come a long way since that summer of '42
Did You Know?
Unlike its prequel Summer of '42, Class of '44 is more of a fictional work. There are several fictional elements in this film. One of them was that this film was supposed to be based on the boys facing army service in the Korean War. But it was changed to World War 2. See more
Brooklyn's PCC streetcars did not have standee windows and they featured a different paint scheme than the one seen in the film. See more
You can't use your hands to pick up the olive. Or your toes, or your ears, or your nose, or your mouth.
Follows Summer of '42
It Can't Be Wrong
Music by Max Steiner
Lyrics by Kim Gannon
Performed by Dick Haymes
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