Just for fun - can you name any movies other than "G.I. Jane"
and "Courage Under Fire" that featured military women other than
as token background?
about M*A*S*H - the movie?
War II spawned a few
poignant black and white films about
military women including this
one starring Claudette Colbert
and Paulette Goddard, "So Proudly We Hail!"
There was also:
"Cry Havoc", 1943, with Joan Blondell, Ann Southern and Margaret
"Keep Your Powder Dry", 1944, with Lana Turner, Larraine Day,
"To the Shores of Tripoli" 1942, with Maureen O'Hara as a
1944 Paramount produced a Bing Crosby vehicle starring Betty Hutton in
a dual role as WAVE sisters, and introducing Sonny Tufts. About the only
thing memorable to come from the movie - "Here Come the WAVES"
- was the song "Accent-Chu-Ate the Positive" by Johnny Mercer.
was an obscure Monogram film called "She's In The Army" with
a uniform in pale blue, never worn by any female in the military.
"The Lieutenant Wore Skirts"
came out in the '50s and was
not exactly a blockbuster either.