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Still shot from the movie: Orchestra Wives.

Orchestra Wives

The music of the unforgettable Glen Miller Band adorns this rather forgettable story about an admiring fan (Ann Rutherford) that hastily marries a trumpet player (George Montgomery) and subsequently discovers the problems associated with being one of the Orchestra Wives. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Theater Release: 31 Oct 2005
Video Release: 01 Nov 2005
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Made long before movie ratings, this film shows characters smoking in nearly every scene (amazing they still had the lung capacity to blow those horns!). Male chauvinistic attitudes are also prominent, with men referring to women in derogatory terms and hunting analogies. During a tussle a few women begin slapping each other, and very mild sexual references are inferred when an unmarried man and woman discuss what they did during their last date. Finally, one character uses an expletive that could be interpreted as a term of Christian deity.

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