While waiting in New York City to ship out to Europe, a sailor stops by a serviceman's canteen and meets a USO hostess. They immediately fall for each other and get married that night. ...
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While waiting in New York City to ship out to Europe, a sailor stops by a serviceman's canteen and meets a USO hostess. They immediately fall for each other and get married that night. However, when the sailor is notified that he has been reclassified as 4-F (unfit for service) by the Navy and then discharged, he and his new wife realize that, having to set up house before they expected to, they actually know very little about each other. Complications ensue.Written by
This film received its USA television premiere in Los Angeles Friday 30 November 1956 on KTTV (Channel 11) followed by Philadelphia Monday 31 December 1956 on WFIL (Channel 6); in Chicago it first aired 1 February 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2) , in Hartford CT 12 February 1957 on WHCT (Channel 18), in New Haven CT 19 February 1957 on WHNC (Channel 8), in Portland OR 3 March 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), in Minneapolis 24 March 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9) and in Altoona PA 13 July 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10); its San Francisco television premiere took place 7 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7); but its first New York City telecast did not take place until Monday 13 June 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »
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The Title Characters Show Why Baby-boomers Often Have Miserable Parents
This is a very cogent argument for living together a while before marriage!
Robert Walker, very appealing (and extremely skinny looking when we see him chest-up in the bath tub) and June Alyson marry on impulse when he is -- well, he's the sailor and she becomes the wife.
Then he isn't a sailor anymore and they have to live in a large apartment in Greenwich Village, where they learn they have nothing in common and really don't like each other.
She wears her bunny rabbit "jammies" the night of their honeymoon; and really: What man wouldn't be frustrated at that?
The super of the building is Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, whom some tenants seem to call Eddie and some call Harry.
The generally great villain and excellent actress Audrey Totter is wasted in a third-billed role as a Romanian who speaks with an accent sometimes Russian, mostly French,m and, though she wears hats most of the time, appears to be wearing a black wig.
It isn't without charm. But it's ill conceived.
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