In April 1939 Commander Victor 'Pug' Henry and his wife Rhoda set sail for Europe where he is to take up his post as a Naval Attache at the U.S Embassy in Berlin. Aboard ship, they meet General Von Roon and Pamela Tudsbury, who is traveling with her journalist father. Their youngest son Byron is traveling around Europe while oldest son Warren is also in the Navy learning to become an aviator; daughter Madeleine is left on her own in New York and as soon as her parents leave, starts looking for a job. In Italy, Byron meets the lovely Nathalie Jastrow who is living with her uncle Aaron. At the end of August 1939 she decides to visit her boyfriend, Leslie Slote, at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and Byron decides to tag along. Written by
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When Pug and Rhoda go looking for a house to rent in Berlin, it's still early spring. However, the establishing shot of the house they find shows fallen leaves on the streets and coloured leaves in the trees, clearly showing that it was filmed in the autumn. See more
Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel)
Written by Lew Brown
, Wladimir A. Timm
, Jaromir Vejvoda
and Vasek Zeman See more