About

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

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Directed by

Fred Zinnemann

Written by

James Jones (Screenplay)
Daniel Taradash (Screenplay)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Pouring out of impassioned pages...brawling their way to greatness on the screen!

Cast

Keywords

extramarital affair boxing hawaii bombing pearl harbor 1940s harassment military life army base army bugler

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#20 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Picture

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Oscar for Best Sound, Recording John P. Livadary

Oscar for Best Film Editing