Producer Goldwyn tried to recapture the success of his film THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES with this tale about the problems that result from wartime military service. Here the effects of the Korean War are felt by men and women, young and old. Andrews is a WW II veteran and a family man who
is ambivalent about his decision to reenlist. His wife, McGuire, is totally against the idea. Granger is a young man faced with the draft and in love with Dow. Being taken away from his sweetheart creates a growing resentment inside him. Dunnock, Granger's mother, doesn't want to have another son
killed in action and confronts her husband, Keith, about his continuous lectures to t...