The Major and the Minor (1942)

09/16/1942 (US) ComedyRomance 1h 40m

Is she a kid - or is she kidding?


Susan Applegate, tired of New York after one year and twenty-five jobs, decides to return to her home town. Discovering she hasn't enough money for the train fare, Susan disguises herself as a twelve-year-old and travels for half the price. Caught out by the conductors, she hides in the compartment of Major Philip Kirby, a military school instructor who takes the "child" under his wing.

  1. Billy Wilder

    Director, Writer

  2. Charles Brackett


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ginger Rogers

    Ginger Rogers

    Susan Applegate

  2. Ray Milland

    Ray Milland

    Philip Kirby

  3. Rita Johnson

    Rita Johnson

    Pamela Hill

  4. Robert Benchley

    Robert Benchley

    Albert Osborne

  5. Diana Lynn

    Diana Lynn

    Lucy Hill

  6. Edward Fielding

    Edward Fielding

    Oliver Slater Hill

  7. Frankie Thomas

    Frankie Thomas

    Cadet Osborne

  8. Raymond Roe

    Raymond Roe

    Anthony Wigton Jr.

  9. Charles Smith

    Charles Smith

    Cadet Korner

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The Major and the Minor
The Major and the Minor

Status Released

Original Language English

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