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A sailor on Christmas leave visits his boozing, one-legged father and dreamer mother in 1950s Brooklyn.

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Pete Devlin
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Anne Devlin
Allison Argo ...
Kathleen
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Billy Devlin
Maggie Cooper ...
Betty
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Teddy
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The Commander
Tom Clancy ...
Richie Brennan
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Griffin
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Boop
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Sal
Jane Hoffman ...
Mrs. Crowley
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Izzy
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John
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Patsy
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Brick
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Mr. Baron
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George
Jerry Machen ...
Eddie Riggs
Matt Russo ...
Grifter
Conal O'Brien ...
Paratrooper on Bus
Frank Conn ...
Paratrooper on Bus
Luke Andreas ...
Ironworker 1
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Ironworker 2
Art Kassul ...
Crony 1
Raymond Guth ...
Crony 2 (as Ray Guth)
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Punk 1
Jon Reigrod ...
Punk 2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julie Alter ...
Sal's Girlfriend (uncredited)
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Navy Guy (uncredited)

Directed by

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Don Taylor

Written by

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Pete Hamill ... (novel)
 
Robert Malloy ... (teleplay)

Produced by

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Gerald W. Abrams ... executive producer
Huw Davies ... associate producer
Joel Rogosin ... producer

Music by

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George Aliceson Tipton

Cinematography by

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Robert E. Collins

Film Editing by

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John Farrell
Gregory Prange

Casting By

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Toni Howard

Art Direction by

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Charles L. Hughes

Set Decoration by

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Charles Graffeo ... (as Charles M. Graffeo)

Makeup Department

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Silvia Abascal ... hair stylist
Wes Dawn ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Nick Anderson ... production supervisor
Leland Haas ... unit production manager: New York (as Leland M. Haas)
Cyrus Yavneh ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jim Inch ... second assistant director (as James Inch)
Henry J. Lange Jr. ... assistant director

Art Department

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Herbert F. Mulligan ... set decorator: New York (as Herb Mulligan)
Michael Casey ... set dresser (uncredited)
Robby Vandermark ... painter foreman (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Alan Bernard ... production sound mixer
Mike Tramer ... sound mixer: New York (as Mike Tromer)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Anne Laune ... costumer
Darryl Levine ... costumer

Location Management

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Don Garrison ... location manager

Music Department

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James D. Young ... music editor

Script and Continuity Department

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Marilyn Giardino ... script supervisor

Production Companies

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Distributors

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  • CBS (1979) (United States) (tv) (original airing)

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines Three Days of Passion and Conflict That Will Change His Life Forever See more »
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Also Known As
  • Paluu mereltä (Finland)
  • Il dono (Italy)
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  • 120 min
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