Blue Peter (1955)

Genres - Drama  |   Release Date - Nov 1, 1955 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The British-filmed The Blue Peter was released in the US under the title Navy Heroes. This was an oblique reference to the protagonist, a wartime hero played by Kieron Moore. Disoriented and aimless after the war, Moore accepts a job as a physical trainer at a school for boys. In helping these kids find their proper niche in society, Moore helps himself to find his own ultimate purpose in life. Filmed in color, The Blue Peter scores best in its exterior scenes, wherein we see the salutary results of Moore's tough but compassionate training methods.

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adjustment, atrocity, brainwashing, meaning-of-life, problems, soldier, war, war-atrocities