The Major and the Minor1942

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The Major and the Minor
Directed by:
Billy Wilder

Released on September 16 of 1942 in the USA, "The Major and the Minor" (also known as "Frutto proibito", "Major und das Mädchen, Der") is a Comedy/Romance film directed by Billy Wilder, and written by Edward Childs Carpenter (play "Connie Goes Home") and Charles Brackett , starring Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson, Robert Benchley, Diana Lynn and Edward Fielding.

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Who is the director of "The Major and the Minor":

The Major and the Minor was directed by Billy Wilder, a writer, director, and producer.

Before making The Major and the Minor, Billy Wilder had directed Mauvaise graine, released in 1934. Since, he directed Five Graves to Cairo, released in 1943, Double Indemnity (1944), The Lost Weekend (1945), The Emperor Waltz (1948), A Foreign Affair (1948), and Sunset Blvd. (1950).

What was the release date of "The Major and the Minor":

The Major and the Minor was initially released on Wednesday, September 16, 1942, in the United States.. This was seventy-seven (77) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, September 20, 1946 in France; Friday, January 07, 1972 in Germany and on Saturday, June 07, 1947 in Italy.

What is the casting of "The Major and the Minor":

At the casting of The Major and the Minor we find Ginger Rogers, previously seen in Tales of Manhattan (1942) and Roxie Hart (1942); Ray Milland (Reap the Wild Wind (1942), Skylark (1941)); Rita Johnson (Appointment for Love (1941), Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)) [ more... ]

  • Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Edward Fielding, Charles Smith and Billy Dawson can all be seen in Lady in the Dark, released in 1944.
  • Charles Smith and Ray Milland, Diana Lynn, Edward Fielding can all be seen in Star Spangled Rhythm, released in 1942.
  • Edward Fielding, Boyd Irwin and Gretl Dupont also worked together in The Story of Dr. Wassell, released in 1944.
  • Ray Milland, Edward Fielding and Boyd Irwin also appeared together in Ministry of Fear, released in 1944.
  • Byron Shores and Charles Smith, Larry Nunn also appeared together in Men of Boys Town, released in 1941.

What is the Storyline of "The Major and the Minor":

After her client Albert Osborne (Robert Benchley) makes a pass at her, Susan Applegate (Ginger Rogers) quits her job as a scalp massager for the Revigorous System and decides to leave New York City and return home to Stevenson, Iowa. Upon arriving at the train station, she discovers she has only enough money to cover a child's fare, so she disguises herself as a twelve-year-old girl named Su-Su. When a suspicious conductor catches her smoking, Su-Su takes refuge in the compartment of Major Philip Kirby (Ray [...]

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