Stars and Stripes Forever Poster

Release Date: September 14th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
Eager to impress his boss, musician Private Willie Little (Robert Wagner) presents Marine Corps Band composer John Philip Sousa (Clifton Webb) with a rejiggered instrument he's dubbed the "sousaphone." When the composer exits the Corps, Little joins Sousa's new band. Sousa wants to play more than just his famed marches, and Little is preoccupied by his performer girlfriend, but when the Spanish-American War starts, both men concentrate on giving all they can to the war effort.

Cast: Clifton Webb, Debra Paget, Robert Wagner, Ruth Hussey, Finlay Currie, Benay Venuta, Roy Roberts, Thomas Henry

Director: Henry Koster

Genres: Musical, Biography

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Wife, Transformation, Rousing, Inspiring, Girlfriend, Sacrifice


Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical