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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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Pat Tarriba
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Capt. McCall
Lee Bonnell ...
Kovac
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Sampier
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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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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 29, 1943 with Pat O'Brien reprising his film role. See more »

Goofs

The court martial at the beginning of the movie is about an incident on the USS Bayonne. As reference is made to the "forward turret" and the name is that of a city, the referenced ship would have to be a cruiser. However, no cruiser or any other type of ship in the U.S. Navy was named Bayonne before the war. In 1943, during World War II, the USS Bayonne (PG-129 / PF-21) was constructed. It was originally classified as a gunboat (PG), but this was later changed to a frigate (PF). See more »

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Edited from Suicide Fleet (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

Anchors Aweigh
(1906)
Written by Charles A. Zimmerman
Lyrics by Alfred Hart Miles and R. Lovell
Played as background music often
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The Art of Redemption
12 March 2005 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This pretty good propaganda programmer has officer George Murphy fouling up, being busted out and reenlisting as a common sailor, where he runs into Pat O'Brien and Jane Wyatt, Murphy's ex-fiancée and O'Brien's sister.

It's interesting to watch the two stock Irishmen play off of each other, each in their usual registers: Murphy easy-going and O'Brien in his bulldog mode. The story also takes some interesting and unexpected turns that raise it above the usual level of flag waving propaganda. Somehow a Viennese violist and Desi Arnaz wind up in the crew for some comic relief *and* plot purposes.

RKO's technical department, the equal of any in the business, came up with a new machine to simulate the effects of horizon on the sea. Looks pretty good.


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