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...There was so little time left to learn about life!
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Did You Know?
The shots in which Sean Penn
and Nicolas Cage
stand in on the railroad tracks with the train coming toward them were done with a large mirror positioned on the track, the camera shooting into it rather than the oncoming locomotive, to give the illusion that the train is actually coming toward them when the train is actually on a set of tracks nearby. See more
The railroad cars behind the steam locomotive are too new for the era the movie is supposed to portray (1940s). See more
Henry 'Hopper' Nash/Lou
Tyrone Power never said fuck 'em.
Written by Leo Robin
(as L. Robin) , Richard A. Whiting
(as R.A. Whitting) and Newell Chase
(as N. Chase) See more