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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The war made him a man. Her love made him a hero. [USA Theatrical]
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The original conception of this movie was a straight period piece adaption of its source play "No Names, No Packdrill" and the film was originally going to be known by this title, it was this movie's working title. This play is non-musical. The film was re-conceptualized during pre-production and became a wartime romance musical. See more
Referenced in Blood Massacre
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