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?
once said of this movie: "The film is about the loss of innocence of three friends. The three leading characters have one foot in adulthood. It is that passionate, intense confused time before becoming adults, a time when everything burns brighter in youth - even in wartime". See more
Right before the fight scene in the bowling alley, Gatsby Boy bowls a strike. However, when Hopper charges down the alley after him, the 7 pin is shown still standing. See more
Henry 'Hopper' Nash/Lou
Tyrone Power never said fuck 'em.
References True to the Army
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
by Don Raye
(as D. Raye) and Hugh Prince
(as H. Prince) See more