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The Major and the Minor (1942)

The Major and the Minor
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7.6 IMDB rating
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Ginger Rogers Ginger Rogers
Susan Applegate
Ray Milland Ray Milland
Major Philip Kirby
Rita Johnson Rita Johnson
Pamela Hill
Robert Benchley Robert Benchley
Albert Osborne
Diana Lynn Diana Lynn
Lucy Hill
Edward Fielding Edward Fielding
Colonel Oliver Slater Hill
Frankie Thomas Frankie Thomas
Cadet Osborne
Raymond Roe Raymond Roe
Cadet Anthony Wigton Jr.

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Charles Brackett Charles Brackett
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Billy Wilder Billy Wilder
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Susu You’re a Knockout!

4 years, 6 months ago at May 25 0:13
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*** This review contains spoilers ***The Major and the Minor is the film that me fall in love with Ginger Rogers, turning me into the obsessive fan I am now. Miss Rogers is Susan "Susu" Applegate, who transforms her 30 year old body into that of a 12 year old and does so completely convincingly and in my view gives the finest performance of her career. I question how many actresses would have the ... read more


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I've seen quite a-few of Billy Wilder's works but since that was long time ago, I'm seeing them again, as I've forgotten most of it.

The Major & the Minor is an OK movie, nowhere classic in my eyes and I swear, if this film is not a metaphor for sex, then I don't know what is. Our beloved Susu Applegate is suddenly thrown in-between 300 cadets and suddenly everyone wants to jump in... read more
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A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.
Release date: 24 December 1942
Tags: Romance (6), Comedy (5), 1942 (4), 1940s (3), B&w (2), Train (2), Hidden Identity (2), DSK (1), Screwball (1), Talkies (1), Black & White (1), Academy (1), Cadets (1), Bad Eye (1), Usa (1)
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