About

A WWII Coast Guard veteran, Lt. Scott Burnett (Robert Ryan), is plagued by nightmares of his combat days. One day, he meets a woman, Peggy Butler (Joan Bennett), walking on a beach, picking up pieces of wood. Butler is married to a grumpy, blind painter, Ted Butler (Charles Bickford). Despite his affections for his fiancée Eve (Nan Leslie), whose father is a boat builder, Scott falls in love with...

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Directed by

Jean Renoir

Written by

Jean Renoir (Screenplay)
Frank Davis (Screenplay)
J.R. Michael Hogan (Adaptation)
Mitchell Wilson (Novel)

Runtime

71 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

English

Tagline

Go ahead and say it...I'm no good!

Cast

Keywords

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