This drama is set in World War II Australia, where an American Marine, Rebel is recuperating from wounds suffered in battle. He is weary of war and is intent on going AWOL and escaping from Australia. He becomes infatuated with a local singer, Kathy and pursues her. Kathy is married and initially is not interested in him, but later begins to love Rebel. Kathy receives a letter advising her that her husband was killed in battle. The local police and the U.S. Military are searching for Rebel as an AWOL soldier. Rebel arranges to escape Austalia by a cargo ship, but eventually allows himself to be arrested in order to keep the local police from arresting Kathy for harboring him. Written by
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...at last he found someone worth fighting for.
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Did You Know?
The spiv character in this movie, Tiger Kelly, played by Bryan Brown
was inspired by Ginger Megg's bully nemesis of the same name in the Australian comic strip, Ginger Meggs [See the filmed version, Ginger Meggs
(1982)]. The character though is only credited as being called Tiger in the film's closing credits. See more
Referenced in Young Talent Time Tells All
Written by Peter Best
Performed by Debra Byrne
(as Debbie Byrne) See more