To the Shores of Tripoli

03/05/2004
  |  Buy to Own: 03/05/2004
  |  82 min
Rated U by the BBFC

Synopsis

One of the first big-studio productions to acknowledge America's entry into the Second World War, 'To the Shores of Tripoli' was filmed with full co-operation of the US Marine Corps. John Payne plays Chris Winters who falls in love with Navy nurse Mary Carter (Maureen O'Hara), which leaves his poor hometown sweetheart, Helene Hunt (Nancy Kelly) in the lurch. By the end of the film, Chris is one of the Few and the Proud as he and his buddies are shipped off to combat overseas.

Contains very mild violence and peril
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