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The Lady Takes a Sailor Details


Though she may have won an Oscar in 1948, [[Performer~P77721~Jane Wyman~janewyman]] still had a Warner Bros. contract to fulfill, even if it meant appearing in frivolities like The Lady Takes a Sailor. It all begins when Jennifer ([[Performer~P77721~Wyman~janewyman]]), the head of an oceanographic research institute, claims to have made a fascinating underwater discovery. It is suspected that she's made this claim so that her funding will be continued, so the money-men send Bill Craig ([[Performer~P50575~Dennis Morgan~dennismorgan]]) to investigate. Disguised as a sailor, Bill accompanies Jennifer on her next expedition, just to see if her story was true. Jennifer falls in love with Bill, neglecting her work in the process. When Bill is revealed to be a fake, things look bleak--but not for long. [[Performer~P2128~Eve Arden~evearden]] has all the best lines as [[Performer~P77721~Jane Wyman~janewyman]]'s sarcastic best friend (the sort of role [[Performer~P77721~Wyman~janewyman]] used to play in her blonde-ingenue days). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Jane Wyman
as Jennifer Smith
Dennis Morgan
as Bill Craig
Eve Arden
as Susan Wayne
Robert Douglas
as John Tyson
Allyn Joslyn
as Ralph Whitcomb
Tom Tully
as Henry Duckworth
Fred Clark
as Victor Santell
William Frawley
as Oliver Harker
Charles Meredith
as Dr. McKewen
Craig Stevens
as Danvers
Stanley Prager
as Taxi Driver
Wendy Lee
as Telephone Operator
Robert Malcolm
as Chief of Police
Frank Cady
as Mr. Crane
Len Hendry
Leslie Kimmell
as Conrad Updike
Ruth Lee
as Miss Brand
Joe McTurk
as Waiter
Luther Crockett
as Doctor
Dick Ryan
as Apartment House Clerk
Emil Rameau
as Dr. Mittenwald
Hallene Hill
as Flower Woman
Ray Erlenborn
as Photographer
Russ Conway
as Constables
Harry V. Cheshire
as Judge Vardon
Josephine Whittell
Ray Montgomery
as Lab Man
Tom Stevenson
as Institute Guide
John Halloran
as Homer Benton


Michael Curtiz
Harry Kurnitz
Ted D. McCord
Max Steiner
Composer (Music Score)
David Weisbart
Edward Carrere
Art Director
Milo Anderson
Costume Designer
Roy Davidson
Special Effects
Perc Westmore