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Here Come the Waves (1944)

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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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Johnny Cabot
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Susan / Rosemary Allison
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Windy 'Pinetop' Windhurst
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Ruth
Gwen Crawford ...
Tex
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Dorothy
Catherine Craig ...
Lt. Townsend
Anabel Shaw ...
Isabel (as Marjorie Henshaw)
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Storyline

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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They're in the NAVY now!


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18 December 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Tentação da Sereia  »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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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Soundtracks

That Old Black Magic
(uncredited)
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Sung by Bing Crosby
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'Colour blind' Bing
4 January 2012 | by (Manchester UK) – See all my reviews

This film is an interesting piece of US moral boosting propaganda, though any black folks watching it, particularly those in the services at the time must have wondered how they fitted in to the war effort. A highlight (pardon the pun) is Bing and Sonny's rendition of 'Accentuate The Positive' whilst in blackface, which along with minstrelsy in general was beginning to be challenged at the time, pace ''Amos and Andy". Notions of minstrelsy and happy black folks on de old plantation were beginning to be usurped by jazz, rhythm and blues by 1944, but the producers must have thought this would rally the populace. The storyline is banal. The dancers try their best with the limited resources available.


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