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Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)

Passed | | Musical, Comedy, Romance | June 1944 (USA)
A sailor helps two sisters start up a service canteen. The sailor soon becomes taken with gorgeous sister Jean, unaware that her sibling Patsy is also in love with him.

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Cast

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John Dyckman Brown III
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Frank Miller
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John Dyckman Brown I
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John Dyckman Brown II
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Ben
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Carlos (as Carlos Ramirez)
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Private Adams
Albert Coates ...
Albert Coates
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Mr. Nizby
Amparo Iturbi ...
Amparo Novarro (as Amparo Novarro)
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José Iturbi
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Billy Kipp
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Storyline

A sailor helps two sisters start up a service canteen. The sailor soon becomes taken with gorgeous sister Jean, unaware that her sibling Patsy is also in love with him. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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M-G-M's Ship-Shapely Musical


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June 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Two Sisters and a Sailor  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,420,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film did very well at the box office, earning MGM a profit of $1,726,000 ($23.9M in 2017) according to studio records. See more »

Quotes

Jean Deyo: If you understood, then you'd understand.
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Crazy Credits

The background for the opening credits is a drawing of a stage with part of the proscenium arch and curtain visible on the left side of the screen. As each credit is shown a caricature representing that person or persons appears on the stage near the bottom of the screen. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

William Tell Overture
(1829) (uncredited)
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Brief section during Concerto for Index Finger
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Fine wartime musical comedy of young love. (June Allyson's first starring role.)
23 August 2000 | by (Southern Indiana) – See all my reviews

I was nine in 1944, living in Cincinnati during WWII when this movie came to RKO Royal Theatre.I saw it twice then. Later, when we had moved back to Tennessee, I saw it again the Roxy Theatre in Clarksville, Tenn. About 1995 I read that "Two Girls And A Sailor" was released on VHS,I rushed to have my video store order me a copy. Now I have it, and watch it every couple of months. It's almost like being 9 years old again ! (And I'm still mad about June Allyson !)


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