The Major and the Minor Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland

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Susan Applegate is tired of New York and quits her job to go home to Iowa. When she discovers she only has half fare for the train, she disguises herself as a little girl to get the child's discount. On the train, she hides in Major Philip Kirby's compartment, and he gets incredibly mixed up from then on: why is he attracted to this "girl" when she is, supposedly, only twelve years old?
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Comedy or Parody about    -   adult acting like child How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None

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