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Orchestra Wives (1942)

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98 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot. After marrying him, she joins the bands tour and learns about life as an orchestra wife, weathering the catty ...See moreConnie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot. After marrying him, she joins the bands tour and learns about life as an orchestra wife, weathering the catty attacks of the other band wives. Written by Steve Fenwick See less
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Karl Tunberg (screenplay) | Darrell Ware (screenplay) | James Prindle (original story)
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Updated Sep 4, 1942

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Sep 4, 1942 (United States)

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61 cast members
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George Montgomery
Bill Abbot Bill Abbot   See fewer
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Ann Rutherford
Connie Ward Connie Ward   See fewer
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Glenn Miller
Gene Morrison Gene Morrison   See fewer
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Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
Gene Morrison Orchestra (as The Glenn Miller Band) Gene Morrison Orchestra (as The Glenn Miller Band)   See fewer
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Lynn Bari
Jaynie Stevens Jaynie Stevens   See fewer
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Carole Landis
Natalie Mercer Natalie Mercer   See fewer
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Cesar Romero
St. John 'Sinjin' Smith St. John 'Sinjin' Smith   See fewer
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Mary Beth Hughes
Caroline Steele Caroline Steele   See fewer
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The Nicholas Brothers
Nicholas Brothers (as Nicholas Brothers) Nicholas Brothers (as Nicholas Brothers)   See fewer
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Tamara Geva
Mrs. Beck Mrs. Beck   See fewer
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Frank Orth
Rex Willet Rex Willet   See fewer
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Grant Mitchell
Dr. Ward Dr. Ward   See fewer
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Harry Morgan
Cully Anderson (as Henry Morgan) Cully Anderson (as Henry Morgan)   See fewer
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Jackie Gleason
Ben Beck Ben Beck   See fewer
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Alec Craig
Henry Fink Henry Fink   See fewer
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Iris Adrian
Wisecracking Blonde in Bus Station (uncredited) Wisecracking Blonde in Bus Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Beneke
Phil Mercer (uncredited) Phil Mercer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Best
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brewster
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Recording Booth Assistant (uncredited) Recording Booth Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Caceres
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Cartledge
Bellhop (uncredited) Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nick Cockrane
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank D'Annolfo
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Dickinson
Modernaires Singer (uncredited) Modernaires Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bullets Durgom
Bullets (uncredited) Bullets (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Eberle
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale Evans
Hazel - Band Member's Wife (uncredited) Hazel - Band Member's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Goude
Hostess (uncredited) Hostess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Hackett
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Hogan
Teen Ager in Soda Shop (uncredited) Teen Ager in Soda Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Howell
Teen Ager (uncredited) Teen Ager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olin Howland
Dance Ticket-Taker (uncredited) Dance Ticket-Taker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marion Hutton
Band Singer (uncredited) Band Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett Keane
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Klink
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Linaker
Margie (uncredited) Margie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Loft
Recording Session Director (uncredited) Recording Session Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Marks
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Trudy Marshall
Irene (uncredited) Irene (uncredited)   See fewer
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Skippy Martín
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy May
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale McMickle
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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The Modernaires
Singers (uncredited) Singers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roseanne Murray
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Newell
Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fayard Nicholas
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Nicholas
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Norton
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexander Pollard
Etienne - Waiter (uncredited) Etienne - Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Porter
Mousie (uncredited) Mousie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Priddy
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Moe Purtill
Buddy Steele (uncredited) Buddy Steele (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Roquemore
Fat Man (uncredited) Fat Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Conductor (uncredited) Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Schwartz
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Tanner
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Winslow
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 718 votes