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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
When Sen. Reynolds urges his daughter, shallow society maven Jo McBain (Rosalind Russell), to join the Women's Army Corps, she enlists under the belief that she'll be given special privileges -- like a Paris transfer for a rendezvous with her new flame, Lt. Col. Sky Fairchild (William Ching). But when the Army treats Jo like a regular private, she is outraged. Meanwhile, pinup model Clara (Marie Wilson) joins the service to gain respect, and the two women form an unlikely friendship.

Cast: Rosalind Russell , Paul Douglas , Marie Wilson , William Ching , Arleen Whelan , Leif Erickson , Charles Dingle , Lurene Tuttle

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Genres: Comedy

Never Wave at a WAC (1952)

Release Date: January 1st, 1952|1 hr. 27 min.

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  • July 22, 2008 Welcome, Kathy
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    This film must have been the inspiration for Goldie Hawn's "Private Benjamin". Same basic premise - spoiled girl vs. the Army. Very funny and happy ending.

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