Alan Ladd and Donna Reed star in the intense drama Beyond Glory about a young cadet tortured by his past. Rocky Gilman (Ladd) is a guilt-ridden survivor of World War II who feels responsible for the death of his commanding officer during a battle in Tunisia. Looking for answers, he goes to visit the commander's widow, Ann (Reed), and the two fall in love. Ann convinces Rocky to enlist at West Point and, during his enlistment, he is accused of bullying a cadet into leaving the school. His past transgressions finally come to haunt him while being put on trial for his actions.