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The Major and the Minor Reviews

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June 25, 2011
The effervescent farce proved to be a classic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 13, 2010
Full delectation
April 16, 2008
If anybody could manage a fizzy romantic comedy of sexual repression in 1942, it was Billy Wilder, already with three screenwriting Oscar nominations under his belt and making his American directorial debut, with The Major and the Minor.
March 22, 2008
Early Billy Wilder comedy starring Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 14, 2007
A sparkling and effervescing piece of farce-comedy.
June 24, 2006
Pretty irresistible, nevertheless, with Rogers doing a beautiful job of dovetailing sexual provocation and demure innocence.
August 18, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 12, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 3, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 4, 2003
Wilder's first film isn't his best, but it's an auspicious debut.
| Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2003
The Major and the Minor sails along breezily from its very first scenes until its romantic ending.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 24, 2003
A fine entertainment and proof that Billy Wilder had what it took from the very start of his career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2003
Miss Rogers and Mr. Milland have played it with spirit and taste. Never once does either permit the suggestion of a leer to creep in.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 25, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
The Wilder ironies and favorite themes--sexual deception, innuendo, the power of words to slice up and serve a character -- are all present in abundance.
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