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Best Foot Forward (1943)

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94 min | Musical, Comedy

Lucille Ball accepts a cadet's invitation to a military academy's senior prom in order to boost her career.
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Writers
Irving Brecher (screenplay) | Fred F. Finklehoffe (screenplay) (as Fred Finklehoffe) | John Cecil Holm (book)
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$ 1,162,000
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Release date
Oct 8, 1943 (United States)

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67 cast members
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Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball Lucille Ball   See fewer
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William Gaxton
Jack O'Riley Jack O'Riley   See fewer
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Virginia Weidler
Helen Schlesinger Helen Schlesinger   See fewer
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Tommy Dix
Bud Hooper Bud Hooper   See fewer
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Nancy Walker
Nancy - Blind Date Nancy - Blind Date   See fewer
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Kenny Bowers
Dutch Miller Dutch Miller   See fewer
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Gloria DeHaven
Minerva Minerva   See fewer
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Beverly Tyler
Miss Delaware Water Gap, Vocalist Miss Delaware Water Gap, Vocalist   See fewer
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Chill Wills
Chester Short Chester Short   See fewer
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Henry O'Neill
Maj. Reeber Maj. Reeber   See fewer
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Sara Haden
Miss Talbert Miss Talbert   See fewer
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Donald MacBride
Capt. Bradd Capt. Bradd   See fewer
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Bob Stebbins
Greenie (as Bobby Stebbins) Greenie (as Bobby Stebbins)   See fewer
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Darwood Kaye
Killer Killer   See fewer
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Morris Ankrum
Col. Harkrider Col. Harkrider   See fewer
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Nana Bryant
Mrs. Dalrymple Mrs. Dalrymple   See fewer
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Harry James and His Orchestra
Harry James' Music Makers (as Harry James and His Music Makers) Harry James' Music Makers (as Harry James and His Music Makers)   See fewer
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Harry James
Harry James Harry James   See fewer
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John Allbule
Cadet (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Cadet (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Bedford
Chaperon at Dance (uncredited) Chaperon at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Bletcher
Waxer (uncredited) Waxer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lulu Mae Bohrman
Elderly Woman (uncredited) Elderly Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl R. Botefuhr
Cadet (uncredited) Cadet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marguerite Campbell
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Carlisle
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Milton Chisholm
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Jack Coffey
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Richard Dick
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Stanley Donen
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Harry Duff
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Norris Durham
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Ward Ellis
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James Ellison
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Bess Flowers
Mrs. Bradd (uncredited) Mrs. Bradd (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Gallaher
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Mac Garn
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Joe Geil
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Dick Gordon
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Bradley Hail
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Harry Hayden
Prof. Morton (uncredited) Prof. Morton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Hoopes
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Fred Jenel
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Sam Kamie
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Colin Kenny
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Dale Lefler
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Jack Lindquist
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George Lockett
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Skip E. Lowe
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Herb Lurie
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Caren Marsh
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Jack McGee
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Robert Emmett O'Connor
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James Pilcher
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Isabel Randolph
Mrs. Morton (uncredited) Mrs. Morton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shirley Jean Rickert
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Cal Rothenberg
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George Rowland
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Hugh Sheridan
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Gil Stratton
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Art Thompson
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Riley Thompson
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John Treul
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Jack Wagner
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6.6 / 10 | 737 votes