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The Navy Comes Through (1942)

Approved | | War, Drama | 30 October 1942 (USA)
A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis.

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Chief Michael 'Mike' Mallory
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Lt. Thomas L. 'Tom' Sands
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Myra Mallory
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Joe 'Babe' Duttson
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Richard 'Dutch' Kroner
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Coxswain G. Berringer
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Pat Tarriba
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Capt. McCall
Lee Bonnell ...
Kovac
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Sampier
John McGuire ...
James Bayless (as John Maguire)
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Hodum
Joey Ray ...
James Dennis
Marten Lamont ...
Lt. Cmdr. Murray - navy doctor
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A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis.

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War | Drama

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30 October 1942 (USA)  »

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La marine triomphe  »

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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 3, 1943 with Pat O'Brien and George Murphy reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Kroner speaks with the U-Boat captain about the conditions back in Germany, the roles are reversed. A supply ship would be at sea for many months, and out of touch with home. U-Boats would return to port every couple of months, so a U-Boat commander would be telling the captain of the supply ship about home. See more »

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Referenced in Moonlight Serenade (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Tales from the Vienna Woods
(1868)
Written by Johann Strauss
Played on a violin by Carl Esmond aboard ship
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John Paul Jones Would Be Proud
14 March 2005 | by (minneapolis, minnesota, on the planet Earth) – See all my reviews

Before the Village People popularized the United States Navy with their song "In The Navy" this aquatic based branch of the armed forces was featured in many a Hollywood film during World War Two. "The Navy Comes Through" is one of those films and it features Pat O'Brien and George Murphy who are at odds with each other as they head out to sea as part of a gunnery crew to sink Nazi vessels. The overall theme to the film is a common one to WW II era war movies. A group of men with disparate backgrounds (in this case an Austrian-American, Ricky Ricardo, the ubiquitous guy from Brooklyn, and the boy who will become a man once he has seen some action) are thrown together to stick it to the Nazis. The idea is that America, the land of the melting- pot, can prevail over totalitarianism as long as everyone is willing to pull together. During the movie O'Brien's acting style is consistently blunt. The interior of the German subs are enormous. The action is well paced, and in the end the Navy really does comes through.


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