Janie is a scatter-brained and high spirited teenage girl living in the small town of Hortonville. World War II causes the establishment of an army camp just outside town. Janie and her bobby soxer friends have their hearts set aflutter by the prospect of so many young soldiers residing nearby. Which fella will they choose? But if Janie's family has a say in the matter...
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Straight from 77 Joyous Weeks on Broadway!
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Did You Know?
Warner Bros. paid $100,000 for the film rights to the play, with $40,000 of that going to Columbia Pictures because they financed the stage production. See more
When Janie and her boyfriend appear on the cover of Life magazine in mid-smooch, her family has to skim contents before understanding why she is the cover girl (a feature on teenage make-out "blanket parties"). In reality, Life covers of this era always contained a few words of copy to explain nature of story depicted. See more
Elsbeth, where's some of your little friends, dear?
I haven't got any friends, I'm anti-social!
References Rhapsody in Blue
You're In The Army Now
Music by Isham Jones
Lyrics by Tell Taylor
and Ole Olsen See more