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The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956)

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99 min | Comedy

In this hilarious romp starring Tom Ewell, Sheree North and Rita Moreno, a middle-aged ex-serviceman who plans to re-enlist (Ewell) is shocked to learn that not only did he fail his medical exam, his wife (North) has enlisted - and is ...See moreIn this hilarious romp starring Tom Ewell, Sheree North and Rita Moreno, a middle-aged ex-serviceman who plans to re-enlist (Ewell) is shocked to learn that not only did he fail his medical exam, his wife (North) has enlisted - and is really making the grade in the Air Force. Unhappy to be a "house husband," he flies to Hawaii to be near her - and also to hatch a scheme to get her discharged. Written by Anonymous See less
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Albert Beich (screenplay) (story) | Frank Tashlin (screenplay)
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Jan 11, 1956 (United States)

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Tom Ewell
Gregory Whitcomb Gregory Whitcomb   See fewer
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Sheree North
Lt. Katy Whitcomb Lt. Katy Whitcomb   See fewer
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Rita Moreno
Sandra Roberts Sandra Roberts   See fewer
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Rick Jason
Capt. Barney Sloan Capt. Barney Sloan   See fewer
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Les Tremayne
Henry 'Hank' Gaxton Henry 'Hank' Gaxton   See fewer
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Alice Reinheart
Capt. Grace Briggs Capt. Grace Briggs   See fewer
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Gregory Walcott
Lt. Sweeney Lt. Sweeney   See fewer
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Jean Willes
Joan Sweeney Joan Sweeney   See fewer
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Edward Platt
Major Dunning - Psychiatrist Major Dunning - Psychiatrist   See fewer
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Jacqueline Fontaine
Buxom Blonde at Party Buxom Blonde at Party   See fewer
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Michael Ross
Military Policeman Military Policeman   See fewer
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Arthur Q. Bryan
Mr. Curtis Mr. Curtis   See fewer
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Keith Vincent
Delivery boy Delivery boy   See fewer
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Janice Carroll
WAAF sergeant WAAF sergeant   See fewer
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Ralph Sanford
Gateman Gateman   See fewer
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Marjorie Stapp
Mother in laundromat Mother in laundromat   See fewer
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Pat Marshall
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Kathy Marlowe
Gloria Gloria   See fewer
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Helene Marshall
Mildred Wilkins Mildred Wilkins   See fewer
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Bette Arlen
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Jon Locke
Roger Wilkins Roger Wilkins   See fewer
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Sam Bagley
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Maurice Hill
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Boyd Cabeen
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Sue Carlton
Marie Twitchell (uncredited) Marie Twitchell (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Dunn
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Ed Erwin
Lt. Roberts (uncredited) Lt. Roberts (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Ferrandini
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Kenneth Gibson
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Stuart Hall
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Sylvia Lewis
Henrietta Hipslider (uncredited) Henrietta Hipslider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
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Ralph Moratz
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Ron Nyman
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Leslie Parrish
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Suzanne Ridgway
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Cosmo Sardo
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Norman Stevans
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June Valentine
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Betty Smalley (uncredited) Betty Smalley (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 163 votes