Best Foot Forward Poster

Release Date: 1943

DVD Release Date: December 19th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Beloved actress Lucille Ball plays herself in this lively musical comedy, based on the Broadway play and featuring the music of popular bandleader Harry James. When young military cadet Bud Hooper (Tommy Dix) invites Ball to be his date at the academy's prom, her agent convinces her that accepting would be a great publicity stunt. Soon Ball's presence at the school leads to chaos, and the redheaded celebrity unwittingly incurs the wrath of Bud's girlfriend, Helen (Virginia Weidler).

Cast: Lucille Ball, William Gaxton, Virginia Weidler, Tommy Dix, Nancy Walker, Gloria DeHaven, Kenny Bowers, June Allyson

Director: Edward Buzzell

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Growing up, Madcap, Amusing, Lighthearted, School, 1940s, Girlfriend