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Here Come the Waves (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 18 December 1944 (USA)
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.

Director:

Mark Sandrich

Writers:

Ken Englund (as Ken England), Zion Myers | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bing Crosby ... Johnny Cabot
Betty Hutton ... Susan / Rosemary Allison
Sonny Tufts ... Windy 'Pinetop' Windhurst
Ann Doran ... Ruth
Gwen Crawford Gwen Crawford ... Tex
Noel Neill ... 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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twin | waves | nightclub | navy | farce | See All (25) »

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Paramount's Nautical Musical! See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Tentação da Sereia See more »

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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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. It was released on DVD 14 November 2006 as one of 5 titles in Universal's Bing Crosby Screen Legend Collection, and again 11 November 2014 as one of 24 titles in Universal's Bing Crosby Silver Screen Collection. 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

Susan: Only I wish... I wish...
Roemary: What?
Roemary: I wish that I had been born twelve minutes earlier than you, and I'd have had all the brains.
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Soundtracks

Come Join the Waves
(uncredited)
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Performed by Betty Hutton and Betty Hutton (trick duet)
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The film's technical advisor was my late aunt.
11 June 2003 | by dhonneusSee all my reviews

My late aunt, Kathleen C. Quinn, was the technical advisor for "Here Come the Waves". She was a Lieutenant(jg) in the WAVES and was assigned to the movie. She said that the most difficult part of her job was in getting both the studio and the female cast, including Betty Hutton, to keep the hair styles within WAVE regulation length. (Regulation length was much shorter than the popular styles of the time.) She always told us that both Bing and Betty were very easy to work with.


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