5.5/10
135
3 user 2 critic

Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 26 October 1940 (USA)
Now-widowed Tugboat Annie, tugboat queen of the Northwest, struggles to save her job against the competition of rival Captain Bullwinkle.

Director:

Writers:

(original screen play), (based upon characters created by)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An office clerk is harassed by his girlfriend's mother.

Director: Lewis Seiler
Stars: Frank McHugh, Jane Wyman, Cora Witherspoon
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Stage struck Lydia Weston leaves her small Texas town for Broadway. Left behind is her steady beau Peter. Lydia sends letters and news clippings back home telling everyone she's now a big ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright
Stars: Eddie Albert, Rosemary Lane, Wayne Morris
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A fight promoter finds his fighter, Wayne Morris, in the sticks, a country hick left by his mother when he was young and he won't leave his home as he is still waiting for her to return to ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Seiler
Stars: Pat O'Brien, Wayne Morris, Joan Blondell
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When they are forced to work together, rival detectives fall in love.

Director: Noel M. Smith
Stars: Jane Wyman, Dick Foran, Gloria Dickson
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Gambling boss Greg Morella runs a crooked ship-- all the gaming tables on his floating casino are rigged. Because the ship operates outside of the three-mile state limit, the authorities ... See full summary »

Director: George Amy
Stars: Wayne Morris, Jane Wyman, Gilbert Roland
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Three comrades graduate from Viriginia Military Institute. Bing has a chance to return to VMI as a football coach.

Director: Ray Enright
Stars: Priscilla Lane, Wayne Morris, Jane Bryan
Action | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Torchy Blane and Steve McBride try to nab a gangster by tracking his moll.

Director: Noel M. Smith
Stars: Jane Wyman, Allen Jenkins, Tom Kennedy
Powder Town (1942)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An absent minded research scientist takes a job at a munitions factory

Director: Rowland V. Lee
Stars: Victor McLaglen, Edmond O'Brien, June Havoc
Tugboat Annie (1933)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Waterfront couple raise their son to be a sea captain. He grows up to be rather snotty and rebels against drunken Beery. Valiant Dressler keeps things moving even as hubby ruins their ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Marie Dressler, Wallace Beery, Robert Young
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.

Director: Ray Enright
Stars: Ruby Keeler, Lee Dixon, Allen Jenkins
Brother Rat (1938)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Story of three buddies at the Virginia Military Institute. Cadet Bing Edwards is secretly married and soon to be a father.

Director: William Keighley
Stars: Priscilla Lane, Wayne Morris, Johnnie Davis
Certificate: Passed Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young boxer gets caught between a no-good father and a crime boss when he starts dating the boss's daughter, although she doesn't know what daddy does for a living.

Director: Richard Thorpe
Stars: Robert Taylor, Edward Arnold, Frank Morgan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Peggy Armstrong
...
Eddie Kent
...
J.B. Armstrong
...
Alec Severn
...
Pete
Victor Kilian ...
Sam
...
Shiftless
Harry Shannon ...
Capt. Mahoney
...
Capt. Broad
...
Limey (as Sidney Bracy)
...
Johnson
...
Rosie (as Dana Dale)
Josephine Whittell ...
Miss Morgan
Edit

Storyline

In spite of the constant difficulties imposed by her rival Captain Bullwinkle, the widowed Tugboat Annie manages to hold her own in the competitive tugboat business in the port of Secoma. But with the aid of Eddie Kent, a young sailor who works for her, and Peggy Armstrong, a rich socialite who is in love with Eddie, Annie overcomes the odds. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 October 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ana vuelve a navegar  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Co-starring husband and wife Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman. Ms. Wyman was also pregnant with their daughter Maureen during filming. See more »

Goofs

When the floating dry-dock Annie is to take to Alaska is first seen in a long shot, it is full of other small ships. In the next shot from aboard the dry-dock, its deck is empty. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Adventures of Tugboat Annie (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Sailing, Sailing, Over the Bounding Main
(1880) (uncredited)
Written by Godfrey Marks
Strains included in the score during the opening credits
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Let us not forget Marjorie Rambeau
12 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

An entertaining if inconsequential picture, worth seeing for a memorable performance by one of the unappreciated greats, Marjorie Rambeau. This was not the type of role for which she was noted previously. In addition, she was playing a character originated on screen by the wonderful Marie Dressler. Like the latter, but in her own distinctive way, Marjorie Rambeau convincingly evokes contrasting character traits: toughness and sentimentality, spunk and empathy, sassiness and gentleness.

Made the same year as "Primrose Path," and reminiscent of "Min and Bill," it includes, as those pictures do, a first-rate performance by an absolutely first-rate actress.


16 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?