"Stars and Stripes Forever" quotes

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A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa, from his early days in the Marine Corps Band through the Spanish-American War in 1898.

Director: Henry Koster
Writer: Lamar Trotti, Ernest Vajda, John Philip Sousa
Production: N/A
Year: 1952
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.1
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 16 Feb 1953
Awards: 3 nominations

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Cast

John Philip Sousa - Clifton Webb
Lily Becker - Debra Paget
Willie Little - Robert Wagner
Jennie Sousa - Ruth Hussey
Col. Randolph - Finlay Currie
Maj. George Porter Houston - Roy Roberts
David Blakely - Thomas Browne Henry
Mr. Wells - Frank Ferguson
Mr. Jones - Jack Rice
Orchestra Conductor - Aladdin
Specialty Dancer - Bill Alcorn
Helen Sousa - Sharon Jan Altman
Minor Role - Jon Andrews
Chorus Boy at 'El Capitan' Rehearsal - John Baer
Minor Role - Patricia Barker
Minor Role - Alvin Beam
Reporter - Bobker Ben Ali
Dancer - Jack Boyle
Dancer - Tex Brodus
Minor Role - Jimmy Brooks
Stage Manager at 'El Capitan' Rehearsal - Ralph Brooks
Accordionist - Arthur Brunner
Accordionist - Ernest Brunner
Dancer - Buddy Bryan
Minor Role - Libby Burke
Mme. Estelle Liebling - Aileen Carlyle
Dancer - Alice Cavers
Ballroom Dancer - George Chakiris
Brooklyn Navy Yard Nurse - Ruth Clifford
Reporter - John Close
Minor Role - William Colella
Dancer - Jack Colton
Man at Dancing Masters Convention Concert - James Conaty
Crowd Spectator in Atlanta - Heinie Conklin
Minor Role - Roy Darmour
Specialty Dancer - Rene De Haven
Minor Role - Pepe J. DeChiazza
Minor Role - Rudy Del Campo
Minor Role - Frank Dernhammer
Specialty Dancer - Ward Ellis
Minor Role - Arun Evans
Minor Role - Jack Fisher
Specialty Dancer - Bill Foster
Joe - Plainclothesman - Robert Foulk
Minor Role - Doris Fulton
Secretary of the Navy - Richard Garrick
President Benjamin Harrison - Roy Gordon
Minor Role - Fred Hansen
Dancer - Jean Harrison
Minor Role - Mary Jane Hill
Minor Role - Marguerite E. Hogan
Sen. Kipling - Thomas E. Jackson
Dancer - Casse Jaeger
Boat Rental Proprietor - Si Jenks
Prof. Bianchi - Delos Jewkes
Minor Role - Reynolds Johnson
Man in Audience - Kenner G. Kemp
Man at Dancing Masters Convention Concert - Colin Kenny
President's Aide - Walter Woolf King
John Philip Sousa Jr. - Nicolas Koster
Theatre Patron - Paul Kruger
Minor Role - Lisa Lang
John Purvis - Norman Leavitt
Dancer - Virginia Lee
Tumbler - Edmond Lucitt
Dancer - Joan Maloney
Marine Guard - Gregg Martell
Dancer - Buddy Martin
Priscilla Jane Sousa - Lenee Martin
Dancer - Thomas Martin
Detective - Jack Mather
Mr. Pickering - Lester Matthews
Dancer - Jack Mattis
Mr. McCaull - Paul Maxey
Dancer - Joan McKellen
Dancer - Nolie Miller
Minor Role - Todd Miller
Minor Role - Wade Miller
Maine NCO - Major's Aide - Ray Montgomery
President's Aide - Roger Moore
Dancer - Joan Morton
Mrs. Rector - Grazia Narciso
Baton Twirler - Ted Otis
Dancer - Roy Palmer
Right Guard in Opening Scene - Jack Pennick
Minor Role - Joe Ploski
Reporter - Howard Price
Thelma - Sousa's Maid - Maudie Prickett
Minor Role - George Reeder
Dancer - Jack Regas
Minor Role - Pat Rice
Barker - George Riley
Minor Role - Buddy Robinson
Marine Guard - Jack Ross
Minor Role - Autumn Russell
Dancer - Susan Scott
Brooklyn Navy Yard Nurse - Florence Shirley
Narrator - Max Showalter
Minor Role - Helen Silvers
Minor Role - Vida Ann Solomon
Glove Salesman - Olan Soule
Dancer - Robert Street
Spectator - Leo Sulky
Minor Role - Jimmy Thompson
Spanish Dancer - Lusita Triana
Mrs. President Harrison - Helen Van Tuyl
Prof. Esteban - William Vedder
Madame Bernsdorff-Mueller - Benay Venuta
Organ Grinder - Ernö Verebes
Lily's Italian Music Tutor - Romo Vincent
Tony Rector - Tito Vuolo
Irate Man in Theatre Audience - Max Wagner
Train Porter - Bill Walker
Nora - Maid - Maude Wallace
Crowd Spectator - Blue Washington
Minor Role - Ruth Ann Welsh
Vaudevillian - Wilson Wood