In April 1939 Commander Victor 'Pug' Henry and his wife Rhoda set sail for Europe where he is to take up his post as a Naval Attache at the U.S Embassy in Berlin. Aboard ship, they meet General Von Roon and Pamela Tudsbury, who is traveling with her journalist father. Their youngest son Byron is traveling around Europe while oldest son Warren is also in the Navy learning to become an aviator; daughter Madeleine is left on her own in New York and as soon as her parents leave, starts looking for a job. In Italy, Byron meets the lovely Nathalie Jastrow who is living with her uncle Aaron. At the end of August 1939 she decides to visit her boyfriend, Leslie Slote, at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and Byron decides to tag along.
Did You Know?
The exterior scenes of Hitler's Reich Chancellery in the opening scenes were actually filmed at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. See more
The scenes of The Henry's boarding the ship in New York are dated via a caption that shows the date as April 29 1939. Yet later the captain announces that they like the last night of the voyage special and besides, it's the Fuehrers Birthday. Hitler's Birthday was April 20th. No ship could cross the Atlantic that quickly. See more
Isn't It Romantic
Music by Richard Rodgers See more