|It starts with stock footage of the Queen
Mary, all 83,000 tons of fun, returning troops to New York after WW2.
They hired an actual newsreel narrator, then in his 80's, to do the
voice-over, and he talks about how some are resuming their life, some
have psychological problems, and some, who got Dear John's, have to
start a new life. Cut to color, and Cape Avalon (actually Cape May, New
Jersey), still 1945, and the daughter of the wealthiest man in town
writes a Dear John to her absent boyfriend. Preparations are under way
for a college graduation dance, and we see perfect period views of the
exterior and interior of a colonial hotel, complete with period cars and
costumes. The dialogue was also appropriate to 1945.
Lisa Dunsheath, former model and psychiatric
nurse, who also worked as a Heffer in the SF mansion, did a nude
shower and death scene. There is a shower door and lots of water
and steam much of the time, but we get a fairly clear view of