|Robert De Niro||Jimmy Doyle|
|Liza Minnelli||Francine Evans|
|Lionel Stander||Tony Harwell|
|Barry Primus||Paul Wilson|
|Mary Kay Place||Bernice Bennett|
|Georgie Auld||Frankie Harte|
|Dick Miller||Palm Club owner|
Jimmy Doyle, an aspiring saxophone player, meets established USO band singer Francine Evans during V-J Day celebrations at the end of World War II. The two become a musical double act and, more importantly, fall in love. They quickly get married and start a family, however, their volatile relationship disintegrates over time. Years later, when both of them have successful careers, Jimmy and Francine find their paths crossing once again.