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The Fleet's In (1942)

Approved | | Musical, Romance | 24 January 1942 (USA)
Shy sailor Casey Kirby suddenly becomes known as a sea wolf when his picture is taken with a famous actress. His buddies then make a bet with some other sailors that Casey can defrost an ... See full summary »

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Casey Kirby
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Barney Waters
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Bessie Dale
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Jake
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Diana Golden
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Eileen Wright
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Cissie
Jimmy Dorsey ...
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Leader (as Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra)
Gil Lamb ...
Spike
Jack Norton ...
Kellogg
Roy Atwell ...
Arthur Sidney
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Admiral Wright
Jean Lorraine ...
Dance Specialty (as Lorraine and Rognan)
Roy Rognan ...
Dance Specialty (as Lorraine and Rognan)
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Storyline

Shy sailor Casey Kirby suddenly becomes known as a sea wolf when his picture is taken with a famous actress. His buddies then make a bet with some other sailors that Casey can defrost an icy night club singer known as the Countess. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Gobs of Stars!...Gobs of Laughs!...Gobs of Love!...Gobs of Songs! (original poster) See more »

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Musical | Romance

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24 January 1942 (USA)  »

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Esquadra à Vista  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Fleet's In (1928) See more »

Soundtracks

Tangerine
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Music by Victor Schertzinger
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Performed by Bob Eberly (voc), Helen O'Connell (voc) and Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
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Hey there mister!
1 November 2001 | by (West Virginia) – See all my reviews

"Hey there, mister, you better watch your sister, 'cause the fleet's in". That song sticks in your mind long after you have seen this little early 40's movie. It may not be to all tastes and was a vehicle for actors that would go on to bigger and better things....William Holden, Betty Huttton, Dorothy Lamour,etc. But it is fun. Some of the supporting players, although popular in their day, don't play as well now...Cass Daley and the irritating Gil Lamb. The music of Jimmy Dorsey and the singing of Bob Eberley and Helen O'Connell make it worth watching if for no other reason. Eddie Bracken is great,as usual and a lot of familiar faces show up...Dave Willock, Robert Warwick and Rod Cameron (before his cowboy roles). If you are a fan of "B" musicals that make you smile and go away humming, then this is for you.


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