The Bamboo Blonde

The Bamboo Blonde (1946)


  • Genre: War, Romance
  • Release Date: 1946-07-15
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 3 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 7min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: RKO Radio Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Anthony Mann
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A pilot of a B 29 meets Louise Anderson, a singer in a New York nightclub. He falls in love with her, but he had to leave next day for action in the Pacific. He lets paint her picture on his bomber, the "Bamboo Blonde" and becomes a hero with his crew sinking a Japanese battleship and shooting down a Japanese fighter wing. Back in New York, he leaves his fiancée and engages him to Louise.

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  • Frances Langford

    as Louise Anderson
  • Ralph Edwards

    as Eddie Clark
  • Russell Wade

    as Patrick Ransom, Jr.
  • Iris Adrian

    as Montana Jones
  • Richard Martin

    as Jim Wilson
  • Jane Greer

    as Eileen Sawyer
  • Glen Vernon

    as Shorty Parker (as Glenn Vernon)
  • Paul Harvey

    as Patrick Ransom, Sr.
  • Regina Wallace

    as Mrs. Ransom
  • Jean Brooks

    as Marsha
  • Tommy Noonan

    as Air Force Bomber Crewman (as Tom Noonan)
  • Dorothy Vaughan

    as Mom
  • Eddie Acuff

    as M.P. Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Robert Clarke

    as Jonesy, Bamboo Blonde Crewman (uncredited)
  • Jason Robards Sr.

    as Colonel Graham (uncredited)
  • Walter Reed

    as Montgomery
Writing Wayne Whittaker Story
Directing Anthony Mann Director
Writing Olive Cooper Writer
Writing Lawrence Kimble Writer
Production Herman Schlom Producer
Editing Les Millbrook Editor
Art Lucius O. Croxton Art Direction
Art Albert S. D'Agostino Art Direction
Art Darrell Silvera Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Renié Costume Design
Crew Vernon L. Walker Special Effects
Crew Charles O'Curran Choreographer
Camera Frank Redman Director of Photography