Combat! (1962–1967)
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In a bomb-scarred London suburb, Saunders spends a furlough helping an orphanage director.

Director:

Bernard McEveety
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Vic Morrow ... Sgt. Saunders
Rick Jason ... Lt. Hanley (credit only)
Carol Lawrence ... Ann Tinsley
Jack Hogan ... Kirby
John Williams ... Edmund Tinsley
Jon Walmsley ... Andrew
Tony Fraser Tony Fraser ... Phillip
Chris Charney Chris Charney ... Paulette
Cindy Eilbacher ... Cynthia
Maria Lennard Maria Lennard ... Dolly
Jacquelyn Hyde ... Maggie
Merri Wood-Taylor Merri Wood-Taylor ... Mrs. Davis
Paul Picerni ... Private Harold Vincent
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Storyline

During a reconnaissance patrol, Sgt. Saunders loses two men shot by a German sniper. Private Harold Vincent asks Saunders to deliver US$ 300 to his friend, the orphanage director Ann Tinsley, during his near furlough. Saunders travels to the suburb of London and meets Ann. There are successive bombing and they have to move to the shelter with the children. Saunders gets involved with Ann and the children and decides to spend his leave helping Ann to rebuild the orphanage. But life is not easy in times of war. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Action | Drama | War

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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 December 1966 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During the scene when everyone is in the bomb shelter, the child to the left of Carol Lawrence changes actresses between the wide shot and the closeup. See more »

Quotes

Ann Tinsley: Your eggs. How would you like them fixed?
Sgt. Saunders: Oh, uh, on a plate.
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The Sad Reality of the War
9 September 2019 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

During a reconnaissance patrol, Sgt. Saunders loses two men shot by a German sniper. Private Harold Vincent asks Saunders to deliver US$ 300 to his friend, the orphanage director Ann Tinsley, during his near furlough. Saunders travels to the suburb of London and meets Ann. There are successive bombing and they have to move to the shelter with the children. Saunders gets involved with Ann and the children and decides to spend his leave helping Ann to rebuild the orphanage. But life is not easy in times of war.

"The Furlough" is a different episode of "Combat!", showing the sad reality of the war to the civilians in London. It is another touching and heartbreaking episode of "Combat!" with a dramatic and tragic conclusion. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "A Folga" ("The Furlough")


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