June Allyson

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. June Allyson (October 7, 1917 – July 8, 2006) was an American film and television actress, popular in the 1940s and 1950s. She was a major MGM contract star. Allyson won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance in Too Young to Kiss (1951). From 1959–1961, she hosted and occasionally starred in her own CBS anthology series, The DuPont Show with June Allyson. A later generation knew her as a spokesperson for Depend undergarments. Description above from the Wikipedia article June Allyson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Battle Circus (1953)

A young Army nurse, Lt Ruth McGara (June Allyson), newly assigned to the 66th MASH during the Korean War, attracts the sexual attention of the unit's commander Dr. (MAJ) Jed Webbe (Humphrey Bogart). Webbe, who has a drinking problem, at first wants a "no strings" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  June Allyson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Robert Keith

A young Army nurse, Lt Ruth McGara (June Allyson), newly assigned to the 66th MASH during the Korean War, attracts the sexual attention of the unit's commander Dr. (MAJ) Jed Webbe (Humphrey Bogart). Webbe, who has a drinking problem, at first wants a "no strings" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  June Allyson  •  Keenan Wynn  •  Robert Keith

Little Women (1949)

Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother - a very outspoken women for her time. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Peter Lawford  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Elizabeth Taylor

Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother - a very outspoken women for her time. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Peter Lawford  •  Margaret O'Brien  •  Elizabeth Taylor

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

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A vibrant tribute to one of America's legendary bandleaders, charting Glenn Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Harry Morgan  •  Charles Drake

A vibrant tribute to one of America's legendary bandleaders, charting Glenn Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Harry Morgan  •  Charles Drake

Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)

Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of his most famous: 'Showboat'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Lucille Bremer  •  Judy Garland  •  Kathryn Grayson

Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of his most famous: 'Showboat'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Lucille Bremer  •  Judy Garland  •  Kathryn Grayson

Strategic Air Command (1955)

Air Force reservist Lt. Col. Robert (Dutch) Holland is recalled into active duty at the peak of his baseball career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Barry Sullivan

Air Force reservist Lt. Col. Robert (Dutch) Holland is recalled into active duty at the peak of his baseball career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Frank Lovejoy  •  Barry Sullivan

The Stratton Story (1949)

Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Frank Morgan  •  Agnes Moorehead

Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  James Stewart  •  June Allyson  •  Frank Morgan  •  Agnes Moorehead

That's Entertainment! III (1994)

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Executive Suite (1954)

When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Holden  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fredric March  •  June Allyson

When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Holden  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Fredric March  •  June Allyson

The Opposite Sex (1956)

Former radio singer Kay learns from her gossipy friends that her husband, Steve, has had an affair with chorus girl Crystal. Devastated, Kay tries to ignore the information, but when Crystal performs one of her musical numbers at a charity benefit, she breaks down ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Joan Collins  •  Dolores Gray  •  Leslie Nielsen

Former radio singer Kay learns from her gossipy friends that her husband, Steve, has had an affair with chorus girl Crystal. Devastated, Kay tries to ignore the information, but when Crystal performs one of her musical numbers at a charity benefit, she breaks down ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Joan Collins  •  Dolores Gray  •  Leslie Nielsen

Thousands Cheer (1943)

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her father. Eddie's also plagued by fear of having an accident during his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  Mary Astor  •  John Boles

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her father. Eddie's also plagued by fear of having an accident during his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  Mary Astor  •  John Boles

Words and Music (1948)

Encomium to Larry Hart (1895-1943), seen through the fictive eyes of his song-writing partner, Richard Rodgers (1902-1979): from their first meeting, through lean years and their breakthrough, to their successes on Broadway, London, and Hollywood. We see the fruits ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney  •  June Allyson  •  Janet Leigh

Encomium to Larry Hart (1895-1943), seen through the fictive eyes of his song-writing partner, Richard Rodgers (1902-1979): from their first meeting, through lean years and their breakthrough, to their successes on Broadway, London, and Hollywood. We see the fruits ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney  •  June Allyson  •  Janet Leigh

Music for Millions (1944)

Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WWII  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  Jimmy Durante  •  José Iturbi  •  June Allyson

Six year old "Mike" joins her sister Barbara Ainsworth who plays in a classical orchestra during WWII  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Margaret O'Brien  •  Jimmy Durante  •  José Iturbi  •  June Allyson

The Sailor Takes a Wife (1945)

While waiting in New York City to ship out to Europe, a sailor stops by a serviceman's canteen and meets a USO hostess. They immediately fall for each other and get married that night. However, when the sailor is notified that he has been reclassified as 4-F (unfit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  Robert Walker  •  June Allyson  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Audrey Totter

While waiting in New York City to ship out to Europe, a sailor stops by a serviceman's canteen and meets a USO hostess. They immediately fall for each other and get married that night. However, when the sailor is notified that he has been reclassified as 4-F (unfit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  Robert Walker  •  June Allyson  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Audrey Totter

High Barbaree (1947)

After his plane is downed in the South Pacific, a Navy flier recounts his life to a co-pilot while awaiting rescue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  June Allyson  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Marilyn Maxwell

After his plane is downed in the South Pacific, a Navy flier recounts his life to a co-pilot while awaiting rescue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  June Allyson  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Marilyn Maxwell

The Bride Goes Wild (1948)

McGrath publishes books for children and Uncle Bump is one of the best sellers. Unfortunately, Greg, who is Uncle Bump, tends to drink too much and has not started his next book. Martha won a contest to illustrate the book and the first thing that happens is that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  June Allyson  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins

McGrath publishes books for children and Uncle Bump is one of the best sellers. Unfortunately, Greg, who is Uncle Bump, tends to drink too much and has not started his next book. Martha won a contest to illustrate the book and the first thing that happens is that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  June Allyson  •  Hume Cronyn  •  Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins

The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)

A small-town politician falls for an idealistic zookeeper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Dick Powell  •  David Wayne  •  Ray Collins

A small-town politician falls for an idealistic zookeeper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Melvin Frank  •  Norman Panama
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Dick Powell  •  David Wayne  •  Ray Collins

Remains to Be Seen (1953)

A singer and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Van Johnson  •  Louis Calhern  •  Angela Lansbury

A singer and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Van Johnson  •  Louis Calhern  •  Angela Lansbury

Interlude (1957)

A young woman touring Germany is caught between a married symphony conductor and a doctor from back home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Marianne Koch  •  Françoise Rosay

A young woman touring Germany is caught between a married symphony conductor and a doctor from back home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Marianne Koch  •  Françoise Rosay

Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her sister Martha comes for a visit, Abigail tries to hide the truth from her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  June Allyson  •  Lauritz Melchior  •  Jimmy Durante

Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her sister Martha comes for a visit, Abigail tries to hide the truth from her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  June Allyson  •  Lauritz Melchior  •  Jimmy Durante
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