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Suicide Fleet (1931)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Drama, War  |  20 November 1931 (USA)
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Three US sailors fight German U-boats in World War I aboard a decoy ship and try to win Ginger Rogers who works on the Coney Island midway.

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(as Albert Rogell)

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(from the story "Mystery Ship" by) (as Commander Herbert A. Jones U.S.N.) , (screen play), 1 more credit »
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Baltimore (as Bill Boyd)
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Dutch
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Holtzmann
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Captain Von Schlettow
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Storyline

Three US sailors fight German U-boats in World War I aboard a decoy ship and try to win Ginger Rogers who works on the Coney Island midway.

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Plot Keywords:

u boat | fight | decoy | sailor | morocco | See All (44) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | War

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

20 November 1931 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mystery Ship  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Trivia

U boats were in fact a significant danger in WWI and every allied merchant fleet suffered serious loss of both ships and men . The Atlantic Convoy System with escort vessels was invented during the Great War, to help counter the threat. See more »

Goofs

When the two sailors are painting the side of the ship and end up 'overboard', the far shot shows them - as has the entire scene - on the port side of the ship, however the closeup alone shows them on the starboard side (the water changes direction in each shot). See more »

Quotes

'Dutch' Herman: Tommy, get hold of our destroyers!
Tommy: You bet! I'll give them the S.O.S.
'Dutch' Herman: S.O.S., hell! Tell them the German subs are planning to attack our troop ships that left New York yesterday.
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Connections

Features Her Man (1930) See more »

Soundtracks

My Gal Sal
(1905) (uncredited)
Written by Paul Dresser
Played on a record aboard ship
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aerial footage of destroyer
25 September 1999 | by (san fernando, ca.) – See all my reviews

Aerial footage of DD345 "U.S.S. PREBLE" (commissioned 3-19-20) while running at flank speed and turning from side to side and while airplane which is photographing bow-on goes from starboard to port and back again a couple of times.


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