Orchestra Wives
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Orchestra Wives
In his last screen appearance, bandleader Glenn Miller plays--are you sitting down?--a bandleader. The film's main plot involves small-town girl Ann Rutherford, who impulsively marries George Montgomery, a trumpeter in the Miller band. Rutherford soon finds that she isn't particularly suited for life on the road, nor is she prepared for the petty jealousies and backstabbings prevalent among the other orchestra wives (Lynn Bari, Carole Landis et. al.) She eventually leaves Montgomery, an event which coincides with the breakup of the band. But both the band and the marriage are salvaged… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Mr. Miller and his assorted virtuosos are killers when it comes to making jive, but it takes more than wind and willingness to support a ninety-seven-minute film."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"The Glenn Miller Orchestra is THE reason to catch this WWII musical."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"a bared teeth comedy about the gossiping and back biting that goes on among the wives of the band members."
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
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