Henry and Nicky are small town pals from blue collar families with only a short time before they ship off to World War II. Henry begins romancing new-to-town Caddie Winger, believing her to be wealthy. Mischievious and irresponsible, Nicky gets into trouble which forces the other two to become involved, testing their relationship, as well as the friendship between the boys. Written by
It was 1943. And young men were counting the days before they went off to war.
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Did You Know?
While sitting at a table talking with Henry, we see Nicky (Nicolas Cage) light a cigarette by striking a match on the back of a matchbook, however in 1942 matchbooks we front-strike until a new regulation in 1973 deemed front-strike too dangerous. See more
Henry 'Hopper' Nash/Lou
Tyrone Power never said fuck 'em.
Written by Johnny Mercer
(as J. Mercer) and Victor Schertzinger
(as V. Schertzinger)
Performed by Jimmy Dorsey
and his Orchestra
Vocal by Bob Eberly See more