Air Force fliers Rick Williams and Mike Nolan attempt to meet film star Nell Wayne, with whom Rick shares a hometown but not much else. Fellow film stars Doris Day and Ruth Roman mistakenly believe Rick to be very close to Nell and arrange for him to meet her. The pair begin to form a match, especially after Nell, Doris, and Ruth arrange for Hollywood stars to perform for G.I.s in transit to and from the Korean War, at Travis Air Base. But Nell thinks Rick is getting ready to ship out to the war, when in reality, he and Mike ferry troops part of the way then return to Travis Air Base with returning soldiers. Nell is furious with Rick for letting her believe he was headed to a war zone, especially because the press has made a huge story of their romance. Meantime, a new program, Operation Starlift, has been set in place by the Air Force and the Hollywood studios, whereby stars are flown to San Francisco to perform for the outbound and inbound troops. Movie stars such as Randolph Scott,...
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Did You Know?
The team of Noonan and Marshall listed in the credits was comprised of Tommy Noonan
and Peter Marshall
; the latter best known for his role of host to the long running television series [title/tt0059995/reference]. See more
In a shot of the troops boarding their aircraft at Travis AFB the number on its tail is 8399.
When a jeep pulls up in front of supposedly the same aircraft its number (on the nose) is 2600. See more
Girls will be girls.
I know. And I wouldn't want it any other way.
Featured in The Screen Director
The Army Air Corps Song
(aka "Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder") (uncredited)
Music and lyrics by Robert Crawford
Played during the opening credits
Also played at the Air Force base
Played occasionally in the score See more