Bright Victory (1951) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Arthur Kennedy, Peggy Dow, Julia Adams, Will Geer, Minor Watson, Jim Backus, Richard Egan, Rock Hudson.

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Larry Nevins (Arthur Kennedy), a blinded World War 2 veteran, is discharged from the General Hospital, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. A patient nurse (Peggy Dow) has helped him regain confidence and overcome both his feelings and his disability. He returns home and attempts to adapt himself to civilian life. Unfortunately, neither his parents (Will Geer and Nana Bryant) nor his fiancee (Julia Adams) can cope with his affliction. His bitterness and anger returns.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   conduct in war Brain/Body not working?    -   physical disability

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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