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?
's missing lower right leg from the war was created by putting a hole in the hospital bed, putting the leg through it, and covering the thigh with bandage to create the illusion of a lost leg from the war. See more
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 were 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.
References This Gun for Hire
Moonlight Becomes You
by Johnny Burke
(as J. Burke) and Jimmy Van Heusen
(as J. Van Heusen)
Performed by Bing Crosby See more