Show business twin sisters Rosemary and Susie, one serious and the other a scatterbrain, join the WAVES and both fall in love with crooner Johnny Cabot.

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Susan / Rosemary Allison
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Catherine Craig ...
Lt. Townsend
Anabel Shaw ...
Isabel (as Marjorie Henshaw)
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Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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A Tentação da Sereia  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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When Betty Hutton begins to write a letter, she is shown in medium shot and she is obviously just scribbling on the paper, but after the cut to an over-the-shoulder shot, the writing does not match and it is neat and legible. See more »

Quotes

Windy 'Pinetop' Windhurst: Admiral, I could almost kiss you.
Johnny Cabot: You try it, and you'll find I have only begun to fight.
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That Old Black Magic
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Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Sung by Bing Crosby
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The film's technical advisor was my late aunt.
11 June 2003 | by (Brewster, NY) – See all my reviews

My late aunt, Kathleen C. Quinn, was the technical advisor for "Here Come the Waves". She was a Lieutenant(jg) in the WAVES and was assigned to the movie. She said that the most difficult part of her job was in getting both the studio and the female cast, including Betty Hutton, to keep the hair styles within WAVE regulation length. (Regulation length was much shorter than the popular styles of the time.) She always told us that both Bing and Betty were very easy to work with.


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