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Seven Days' Leave (1942)

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Soldier Johnny Grey is engaged to marry singer Mapy Cortes, but his plans go awry when he learns that he is the heir to $100,000 from his great-grandfather -- a bequest that comes with a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Terry Havalok-Allen
Harold Peary ...
Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve (as Harold Peary {The Great Gildersleeve})
Mapy Cortés ...
Mapy (as Mapy Cortes)
Ginny Simms ...
Ginny Simms
Freddy Martin ...
Freddy Martin
Les Brown ...
Les Brown
Marcy McGuire ...
Mickey Havalok-Allen
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Bitsy Slater
Lynn Royce & Vanya ...
Specialty Dancers (as Lynn) (as Royce & Vanya)
Ralph Edwards & Co. ...
Radio Performers
Peter Lind Hayes ...
Pvt. Pete Jackson
Walter Reed ...
Ralph Bell
Wallace Ford ...
Sgt. Mead
Buddy Clark ...
Buddy Clark
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Soldier Johnny Grey is engaged to marry singer Mapy Cortes, but his plans go awry when he learns that he is the heir to $100,000 from his great-grandfather -- a bequest that comes with a catch: before claiming the money, Johnny must marry a descendant of his great-grandfather's Civil War enemy, General Havelock-Allen. Not wanting to disrupt his planned marriage to Mapy, Johnny must figure out how to concoct a temporary marriage-of-convenience with the descendant -- who turns out to be the beautiful Terry Havelock-Allen. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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13 November 1942 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Ralph Dunn (Policeman) is supposedly in this film but was not seen. See more »

Soundtracks

Tales from the Vienna Woods
(1868)
Written by Johann Strauß
Played by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra and danced by Lynn, Royce & Vanya
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Early Ball and Mature
20 March 2014 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

Bouncy little musical programmer. For Lucy fans, there's little of her slap-stick comedic talents. Instead Ball gets to parade around statuesque style in high fashions of the day. And what a gorgeous young woman she was. Plot-wise, there's the usual romantic mix-ups this type musical trades on-- plus, token numbers from the bands including luscious songbird Ginny Simms, and a couple of forgettable novelty acts. Comedy's supplied by the inimitable Arnold Stang (before Milton Berle drafted him), an impish Marcy McGuire, and a gravel-voice Harold Peary soon to get his own Gildersleeve series. But get a load of Victor Mature. He's looser than I've ever seen him, mugging it up in hammy style, and a long long way from his later noir persona. The movie's pretty typical of war escapism, lots of winsome girls and brave servicemen to lighten the load. Nothing special, but a good chance to view Ball in a different kind of role, along with a goofy Victor Mature, of all things.


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