Three Little Sisters

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Three Little Sisters
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Directed by Joseph Santley
Produced by Harry Grey
Screenplay by Olive Cooper
Story byOlive Cooper
Maurice Clark
Starring Mary Lee
Ruth Terry
Cheryl Walker
William Terry
Jackie Moran
Charles Arnt
Music byR. Dale Butts
CinematographyReggie Lanning
Edited by Fred Allen
Production
company
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • July 31, 1944 (1944-07-31)
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Three Little Sisters is a 1944 American comedy directed by Joseph Santley, written by Olive Cooper, and starring Mary Lee, Ruth Terry, Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Jackie Moran and Charles Arnt. It was released on July 31, 1944, by Republic Pictures. [1] [2] [3]

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Plot

Two sisters cover for a third whose misled GI pen pal has come to visit from Arizona. [4]

Cast

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