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Adventure synopsis

Harry Patterson (Clark Gable) is a restless and rugged sailor in the Merchant Marines during World War II. After meeting beautiful librarian Emily Sears (Greer Garson) while on shore leave, Harry has a whirlwind romance with her, and the couple gets married. But domestic life doesn't seem to suit Harry, leading to tensions in their relationship, and he decides to abandon Emily and head back to sea. Things start to change, though, when Harry finds out that he's going to be a father.

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