It wasn't a musical, it wasn't a comedy, it wasn't much of anything except an example of Kelly's ability to take a sow's ear and make half a silk purse out of it. Here he was saddled with a costar who was known as "The Body"; presumably because she didn't have any talent. La Cava had a
story but not much more than that when the studio decided to make the movie, so Ravetch was writing as the film was being lensed, and there are many improvised moments in the picture. Kelly is an Army lieutenant who marries McDonald after a whirlwind courtship. He is sent overseas within hours of
the wedding. Dissolve through the three years of service and Kelly returns to find that ...