When bank official Arthur Winslow's retirement is marred by the news that his younger son has been expelled from Osborne Naval College on a charge of theft, he is convinced of his son's innocence. But his struggle on the boy's behalf seems to be a hopeless cause until a famous KC and political leader, Sir Robert Morton, agrees to take up the challenge. Based on a true story.
Nominated: UN Award, 1949 BAFTA Awards
A rare celebration of the functional family without calling attention to that aspect. A warm supportive alliance between father and daughter, family sacrifices and a father who will lay everything on the line to protect his son's honor exemplify the best family values in this fact-based film adaptation of Terrence Rattigan's play.