When Ron returns home from the hospital the subtitle says " Massapequa, 1969". The colours of the leaves and the dead leaves in the street indicate it is autumn. A few scenes later the subtitle reads "July 4, 1969", and the implication is that time has moved forward. See more
[enters the room, beaming
Ronnie, Ronnie, you're doing the right thing! Communism has to be stopped! It's God's will that you go, and I'm proud of you.
[gently pats his shoulder
Just be careful, that's all.
Don't you know what it means to me to be a Marine, Dad? Ever since I was a kid I've wanted this - I've wanted to serve my country - and I want to go. I want to go to Vietnam - and I'll die there if I have to.
Rock Around the Clock
Written by James E. Myers
(as Jimmy De Knight) and Max Freedman
(as Max Freeman)
Performed by Rodney Lay
and the Wild West
Courtesy of Sun Entertainment Corp. c/o Original Sound Entertainment
Published by Myers Music See more