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The Major and the Minor (1942)

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100 min | Comedy, Romance

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.
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Writers
Charles Brackett | Billy Wilder | Edward Childs Carpenter (suggested by a play by) | Fanny Kilbourne (from a story by) (as Fannie Kilbourne)
Composer
Robert Emmett Dolan (music score)
Cinematographer
Editor
Doane Harrison (edited by)
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Release date
Sep 16, 1942 (United States)
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66 cast members
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Ginger Rogers
Susan Applegate Susan Applegate   See fewer
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Ray Milland
Major Philip Kirby Major Philip Kirby   See fewer
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Rita Johnson
Pamela Hill Pamela Hill   See fewer
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Robert Benchley
Albert Osborne Albert Osborne   See fewer
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Diana Lynn
Lucy Hill Lucy Hill   See fewer
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Edward Fielding
Colonel Oliver Slater Hill Colonel Oliver Slater Hill   See fewer
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Frankie Thomas
Cadet Osborne Cadet Osborne   See fewer
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Raymond Roe
Cadet Anthony Wigton Jr. Cadet Anthony Wigton Jr.   See fewer
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Charles Smith
Cadet Korner Cadet Korner   See fewer
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Larry Nunn
Cadet Babcock Cadet Babcock   See fewer
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Billy Dawson
Cadet Miller Cadet Miller   See fewer
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Lela E. Rogers
Mrs. Applegate (as Lela Rogers) Mrs. Applegate (as Lela Rogers)   See fewer
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Aldrich Bowker
Reverend Doyle Reverend Doyle   See fewer
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Boyd Irwin
Major Griscom Major Griscom   See fewer
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Byron Shores
Captain Durand Captain Durand   See fewer
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Richard Fiske
Will Duffy Will Duffy   See fewer
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Norma Varden
Mrs. Osborne Mrs. Osborne   See fewer
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Gretl Dupont
Mrs. Shackleford Mrs. Shackleford   See fewer
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George Anderson
Train Passenger with Esquire Magazine (uncredited) Train Passenger with Esquire Magazine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Conductor #1 (uncredited) Conductor #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vangie Beilby
Woman in Train Station (uncredited) Woman in Train Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marie Blake
Bertha (uncredited) Bertha (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Bogden
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl R. Botefuhr
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Ralph Brooks
Train Passenger (uncredited) Train Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Chandlee
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Bill Clauson
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Ethel Clayton
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James Conaty
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Desmond
Cadet Shumaker (uncredited) Cadet Shumaker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Con Man in Railroad Station (uncredited) Con Man in Railroad Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Eaton
Man Coming Out of Elevator (uncredited) Man Coming Out of Elevator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Field
Wilbur & Margie's Mother in Railroad Station (uncredited) Wilbur & Margie's Mother in Railroad Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
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Ralph Gilliam
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Kenneth Grant
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Lynda Grey
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Bradley Hail
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Sam Harris
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Dell Henderson
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carlotta Jelm
Margie - Little Girl in Railroad Station (uncredited) Margie - Little Girl in Railroad Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Payne B. Johnson
Boy in Dancing Scene (uncredited) Boy in Dancing Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Keating
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Station Agent (uncredited) Station Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Kirchner
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Man in Apartment Hallway (uncredited) Man in Apartment Hallway (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Lindquist
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Leota Lorraine
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Ken Lundy
Elevator Boy (uncredited) Elevator Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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David McKim
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Freddie Mercer
Wilbur - Little Boy in Railroad Station (uncredited) Wilbur - Little Boy in Railroad Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Mortimer
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William Newell
Ticket Agent #2 (uncredited) Ticket Agent #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buster Nichols
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Billy O'Kelly
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Emory Parnell
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Edward Peil Sr.
Stationmaster (uncredited) Stationmaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Pilcher
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Billy Ray
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Shirley Jean Rickert
College Girl (uncredited) College Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Roy
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Bert Stevens
Train Passenger (uncredited) Train Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Archie Twitchell
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Gloria Williams
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Don Wilmot
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Will Wright
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7.5 / 10 | 5,627 votes