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The Major and the Minor

The Major and the Minor(1942)

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Brief Synopsis

A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.

Cast & Crew

Billy Wilder Director
C. C. Coleman Director
Ginger Rogers Susan Applegate [also known as Su-su Applegate]
Ray Milland Major [Philip] Kirby
Rita Johnson Pamela Hill
Robert Benchley Mr. Osborne
Diana Lynn Lucy Hill
Edward Fielding Colonel Hill
Frankie Thomas Cadet Osborne
Raymond Roe Cadet Wigton
Charles Smith Cadet Korner
Larry Nunn Cadet Babcock
Billy Dawson Cadet Miller
Lela Rogers Mrs. Applegate

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 16 Sep 1942
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording) Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,002    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • major/inor

    kevin sellers 2016-02-01

    Despite reviewer Jarrod McDonald's feverish effort to persuade me that this first Billy Wilder comedy is a warmup for "Lolita," I remain... MORE>

  • The Major and the Minor (1942)

    Mr. Blandings 2011-09-18

    Ginger Rogers turns in a wonderfully comic and convincing portrayal as a pretend pre-teen in this very funny film. Ray Milland is also great as the easily... MORE>

  • A fun movie

    John Kirkby 2011-06-24

    I especially thought Ginger Rogers was wonderful. I don't see any need to analyze this movie. It is a fine period piece that is funny and may well... MORE>