Tuesday, 2 September 2008

(1951 - Music by Max Steiner)

Directed by Michael Curtiz

Starring William Holden and Nancy Olson

Winter, 1943. The German army has halted the American advance in the mountains of Italy; back-and-forth combat decimates Joe Peterson's platoon. On leave in Naples, Joe meets WAC lieutenant Eleanor MacKay; initially cool, she begins to melt during a bombing raid. Their romance develops despite Joe's periodic returns to the front. But whether he'll come back in the end becomes more than doubtful...

Curtiz used to hire Steiner for many of his films Dodge City, Santa Fe Trail, Virginia City, Casablanca, Life with Father ...

Technical Data: Reel Tape N. 245a {23 tracks} {42:13 minutes}

Music Composed by Max Steiner
Orchestrations by Murray Cutter

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