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The Major and the Minor (1942) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Billy Wilder and produced by King Vidor.

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The Major and The Minor (1942) and The Taking of Sudan

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 8, 2021 From 4 Star Films

Billy Wilder obviously got his start in screenwriting but much like Preston Sturges before him, he desperately wanted creative control to sculpt the vision of the meticulous scripts he helped forge with writing partner (and producer) Charles Brackett. He got his breakout chance with The Major and Th... Read full article


Screening of "The Major and The Minor February 9 at the Daystar Center

By Stephen Reginald on Feb 7, 2019 From Classic Movie Man

Screening of "The Major and The Minor February 9 at the Daystar Center The Major and The Minor (1941) Where: Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street, Room 102 When: February 9, 2018 Time: 6:45 p.m Hosted by Stephen Reginald The Major and the Minor (1942) stars Ginger Rogers as Susan Applegate, a... Read full article


Ginger Rogers Grows Younger: The Major and The Minor

By Virginie Pronovost on Jul 24, 2018 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

The enthusiast Michaela from Love Letters to Old Hollywood and Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood are hosting together an event celebrating one of the most iconic on-screen duos to mark the history of classic films: The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Blogathon. This dancing duo... Read full article


The Major and the Minor (1942)

By Cameron on Oct 19, 2015 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.listal.com/viewimage/170643 ?Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. “Nobody thinks much of it when little girls use mama’s clothes to play dress-up. But when a full-grown young lady dons a kid’s clothes to play a little girl, it makes a delightful idea for a... Read full article


The Major and the Minor (1942)

By Cameron on Oct 19, 2015 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.listal.com/viewimage/170643 ?Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. “Nobody thinks much of it when little girls use mama’s clothes to play dress-up. But when a full-grown young lady dons a kid’s clothes to play a little girl, it makes a delightful idea for a... Read full article


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Mr. Osborne: You know what I told the mayor? That my only regret is that I have but one wife to give to my country.


Susan Applegate: You know, General Wallace owes me 51 cents.


Mrs. Applegate: What DID happen between New York and Stevenson?
Susan Applegate: I went to a masquerade, darling.


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Was Richard Fiske's last movie. He was drafted shortly after the movie was completed, and was killed in 1944.
When 'Susu' is asked by the 2 train conductors to prove she's of 'Swedish stock' by saying something 'Swedish,' she replies; 'I want to be alone,' parodying the line Greta Garbo was believed to have once said, which itself was parodied in Billy Wilder's NINOTCHKA, with Greta Garbo.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
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