A young singer (Sissy Spacek) during World War II, gets a job singing in the USO with the hopes that this "big break" will make her a star. She will stop at nothing to become famous, even ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Verna Vane
Howard Da Silva ...
Eddie
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Maureen
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Walter
Joseph Turrin ...
Pete
Vaughan Hooks ...
Sammy
Robert Roelse ...
Jamie Flanery ...
Driver
Greg Enos ...
Lt. Smith
Thomas Kersey ...
Major
George Wolfert ...
Louise Haraczka ...
WAC sergeant
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A young singer (Sissy Spacek) during World War II, gets a job singing in the USO with the hopes that this "big break" will make her a star. She will stop at nothing to become famous, even the attentions of a young soldier, played by William Hurt, who falls in love with her.

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world war two | christmas | See All (2) »

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Biography | Drama | Music

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25 January 1978 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The rifles used by the troops are M-16s, which was not deployed by the U.S. military until 1963. See more »

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23 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When Verna: USO Girl first appeared on television in the 70's, I happened to be looking for something good to watch and came across it (from the beginning, thankfully). I could never find it on TV again. Years ago when I 'surfed' for it and found out the video was for sale I bought it. I LOVE THIS MOVIE! Without fail, I cry every time I watch it. Sissy Spacek is fabulous, as are the other actors. Bill Hurt's character is gorgeous and sweet. Sally Kellerman's character is bored and just past her prime. What a great and surprising story. I highly recommend this little gem of a movie...download it...rent it...buy it...but you must see it.


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