During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been killed in a plane crash. She soon discovers Scott is alive, but remains happily married to Curtis until Scott re-enters their lives 14 years later.
Jeanne Armintrout <Jeannee@uwyo.edu>
In the air, they go after glory. On the ground, they're after the same woman!
Did You Know?
While they both played service men in the Air Force for this film, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott once served in the Armed Forces during WWII and before entering show business. But unlike their characters, Curtis was in the Navy while Scott was in the Marines. See more
At the end of the fight scene in the hotel room with the general next door, Julie Ferris says, "Boys! Boys! Boys!" but her lips do not move. See more
Let's get this shah on the road.
Referenced in Getting Wasted
Big Beautiful Ball
Music by John Williams
(as Johnny Williams)
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer See more