The Major And The Minor

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

The LOLITA of the 1940s, and just as sexy. A sparkling farce that marked Wilder's American directorial debut after years of writing witty screenplays for other directors, THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR sails along breezily from its very first scenes until its romantic ending. The scintillating dialogue is very risque and punches out the laughs in rapid-fire succession....read more

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A young woman masquerades as a 12-year-old in order to get a half-price ticket on a train, where she is chased by conductors and sheltered by a military officer, who winds up bringing her with him to a boys' military academy.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The LOLITA of the 1940s, and just as sexy. A sparkling farce that marked Wilder's American directorial debut after years of writing witty screenplays for other directors, THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR sails along breezily from its very first scenes until its rom… (more)

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