Two Girls and a Sailor

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Two Girls and a Sailor is a 1944 musical film about two singing sisters who are helped to set up a canteen to entertain soldiers by a mysterious wealthy admirer. It featured a host of celebrity performances, including Jimmy Durante doing his hallmark... read more

Two Girls and a Sailor is a 1944 musical film about two singing sisters who are helped to set up a canteen to entertain soldiers by a mysterious wealthy admirer. It featured a host of celebrity performances, including Jimmy Durante doing his hallmark "Inka Dinka Doo", Gracie Allen, and Lena Horne. Richard Connell and Gladys Lehman were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Original Release

06/14/1944

US Release

06/14/1944

Cast

Van Johnson John Dyckman Brown III
June Allyson Patsy Deyo
Jimmy Durante Billy Kipp / Julian Kipp
Lena Horne Lena Horne / Specialty
Gracie Allen Gracie Allen / Gracie Allen - Concerto Number
Tom Drake Frank Miller
Henry Stephenson John Dyckman Brown I
Henry O'Neill John Dyckman Brown II
Ben Blue Ben Blue / Ben
Carlos Ramirez Carlos Ramirez / Carlos Ramírez
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Richard Thorpe

Writers

Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman

Cast

Van Johnson John Dyckman Brown III
June Allyson Patsy Deyo
Jimmy Durante Billy Kipp / Julian Kipp
Lena Horne Lena Horne / Specialty
Gracie Allen Gracie Allen / Gracie Allen - Concerto Number
Tom Drake Frank Miller
Henry Stephenson John Dyckman Brown I
Henry O'Neill John Dyckman Brown II
Ben Blue Ben Blue / Ben
Carlos Ramirez Carlos Ramirez / Carlos Ramírez
Frank Sully Marine Sergeant / Private Adams
Albert Coates Albert Coates / Albert
Donald Meek Mr. Nizby
Amparo Iturbi Amparo Novarro
Jose Iturbi José Iturbi
Virginia O'Brien Virginia O'Brien
Frank Jenks Dick Deyo
Helen Forrest Helen Forrest
Xavier Cugat Xavie Cugat / Xavier Cugat
Harry James Harry James

Producers

Editors

George Boemler

1945OscarBest Writing, Original Screenplay Nominated
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