Here Come the Waves (1942): Starring Betty Hutton

In Mark Sandrich’s musical comedy, Here Com the Waves, set in WWII,¬†Betty Hutton plays twins (one smart, the other silly), who have a nighclub act, but decide to join the Waves out of patriotism.

Complications arise when the smart sister falls for Bing Crosby, and the jealous twin tries to break it up by masqueradig.

 

Oscar Nominations: 1

Song: Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive, music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by John Mercer

Oscar Awards:

Oscar Context:

The winner was Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s It Might As Well Be Spring from the musical State Fair.