Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different reasons. He is an outspoken opponent of atmospheric testing, though his superiors hold contrary views and want to squelch his concerns...and his reports. The other problem is his wife, Carly. She is voluptuous and volatile, wreaking havoc in his personal life and stirring up intrigue at each new Army base. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
In a world of secrets, love is the most powerful weapon.
Did You Know?
This was the final film for director Tony Richardson
. He died of AIDS in 1991, three years before the film's release. See more
Near the end of the film, Vince Johnson (Powers Boothe) is watching an in-color news broadcast on a color television. Color television sets weren't widely in use until the mid-60's, and news broadcasts were virtually all in black-and-white until that time. See more
People like you come and go, Carly. You mean just one less Christmas card to me.
Written by Ernesto Lecuona
Performed by The Billy Lawson Band See more