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Navy Blues (1941)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  13 September 1941 (USA)
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On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current gunnery champ... See full summary »

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Marge Jordan
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Cake O'Hara
Martha Raye ...
Lilibelle Bolton
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Powerhouse Bolton
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Homer Matthews
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'Buttons' Johnson
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Tubby (as Jackie C. Gleason)
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Mac
Richard Lane ...
'Rocky' Anderson
John Ridgely ...
Jersey
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Navy Blues Sextette Member (as Katharine Aldridge)
Georgia Carroll ...
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Marguerite Chapman ...
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Peggy Diggins ...
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Leslie Brooks ...
Navy Blues Sextette Member (as Loraine Gettman)
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On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current gunnery champ has just transferred aboard their ship. What they haven't learned, however, is that the marksman's enlistment is up before the contest is supposed to take place. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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ship | navy | contest | hawaii | uniform | See All (18) »

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Hold Everything for That Wonderful Whirlwind of Gobs, Gals and Glee! See more »


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13 September 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flottan går iland  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

Film debut of Jackie Gleason. See more »

Goofs

During the gunnery awards ceremony, the band is playing, "Semper Paratus". This is the service anthem for the U.S. Coast Guard, and would not be played during a U.S. Navy awards ceremony. See more »

Quotes

Cake O'Hara: Hey, Buffalo Bill, take it easy with that artillery.
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Crazy Credits

The actors spell out the words 'The End' as they sing and march into formation at the very end. See more »

Connections

References Affectionately Yours (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean
(uncredited)
Written David T. Shaw
Arranged by Thomas A. Beckett
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Reprised as background music
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Gal's & Gob's in bouncy musical comedy
22 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

After the Navy docks in Honolulu the fun begins when some sailors get into hot water due to a contest and the gals are not far behind. There's wisecracks galore with Ann Sheridan, Jack Oakie, Martha Raye and Jack Haley. A highlight and a sight to behold is Miss Sheridan in a grass skirt doing the hula in the big production number of "Waikiki". Rounding out the cast are Herbert Anderson, Jack Carson and a very young Jackie Gleason. A Warner Brothers film it is shown occasionally on Turner Classic Movies.


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