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Never Wave at a WAC (1953)

Approved | | Adventure, Comedy, Romance | 28 January 1953 (USA)
A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend, a Colonel. She soon encounters many difficulties with the Army lifestyle. ... See full summary »

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Jo McBain
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Andrew McBain
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Clara Schneiderman / Danger O'Dowd
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Lt. Col. Schuyler 'Sky' Fairchild
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Sgt. Norbert 'Noisy' Jackson
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First Lt. Phyllis Turnbull
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Sen. Tom Reynolds
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Capt. Murchinson, Company CO
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Gen. Ned Prager
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Lily Mae Gorham
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Artamesa, Jo's Maid
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Henry, Jo's Servant
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A divorced socialite decides to join the Army because she hopes it will enable her to see more of her boyfriend, a Colonel. She soon encounters many difficulties with the Army lifestyle. Moreover, her ex-husband is working as a consultant with the Army, and he uses his position to disrupt her romantic plans by making her join a group of WACs who are testing new equipment. Written by Snow Leopard

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28 January 1953 (USA)  »

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N'embrassez pas les WACs  »

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Not terribly deep, but not a waste, either.
28 March 2003 | by (Pocono Summit, PA) – See all my reviews

Ex-soldier's civilian job (improving uniforms) requires him to continue co-ordinating with the military. His socialite ex-wife's boyfriend is a Colonel, ordered to Paris. To be near the officer, the spoiled gal (Rosalind Russell) joins the WACS, expecting her elbow-rubbing father to smoothen her ride, but dad sees service as a means of tightening the reigns on her, so, she "starts from the bottom." To make matters worse, ex-hubby crosses paths with - and makes life more difficult for - her, although he eventually mellows toward her. Companion plot follows showgirl-turned-WAC's romance with Sergeant. But viewers of this film will discover whether Roz seeks boyfriend's or former husband's next stop. Not terribly deep but not a waste, either.


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