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?
The film's "Racing with the Moon" title was very similar to the earlier movie "The Raging Moon" [Long Ago, Tomorrow
(1971)] whose title was derived from a phrase in a Dylan Thomas
poem. The likeness ends there with the title, as the stories of both movies are completely different, except for romantic themes. 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