Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering ... See full summary »
Ellen McNulty loses her hamburger joint and goes to see her son, who marries a socialite at the same time. Due to her modest background and a case of mistaken identity, Ellen poses as the newlyweds' cook.
Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges,... See full summary »
In North Africa during World War II, Sergeant Larry Nevins is blinded by a German sniper's bullet. Rehabilitation at the military hospital presents many challenges, but accepting his disability also proves to be difficult for others.Written by
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Ten blind WWII veterans at the hospital appeared as extras and were advisers for this film. See more »
When Judy pulls up to take Larry for a ride in her car, the sun visors are not visible and the rear-view mirror on the windshield divider is turned vertically. In the next shot from inside the car, the sun visors are visible and flipped up and the mirror is now horizontal. The visors and mirror then appear and disappear between shots thereafter. Also, the windshield wipers have been removed from the car. See more »
I told ya i wanted security, remember... well I was looking for it in all the wrong places. Nobody can ever give it to you Judy. That way, it costs too much, you gotta make it for yourself.
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Reminds me more of Pride of the Marines than Best Years of Their Lives. Blinded returning vet has to readjust. Arthur Kennedy never was better than in this movie. The ending in this cynical age seems too upbeat, but such endings DID happen. See: The Men with Brando for another crippled returning vet film.
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