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This Man's Navy (1945)

 -  Drama | Adventure  -  4 January 1945 (USA)
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Tom Drake ...
Jess Weaver
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Jimmy Shannon
Jan Clayton ...
Selena Royle ...
Maude Weaver
Noah Beery ...
Joe Hodum (as Noah Beery Sr.)
Henry O'Neill ...
Lt. Cmdr. Roger Graystone
Steve Brodie ...
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Arthur Walsh ...
Cadet Rayshek
Will Fowler ...
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Frank Fenton ...
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Paul Cavanagh ...
Dick Crockett ...
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When Ned Trumpet is instructing his men on the flight line, an airship is seen in profile behind them. When he dismisses them, the airship has turned away and is seen from behind. As soon as a closeup is seen, the airship is back in it's original position in profile. See more »

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Referenced in The War: The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945 (2007) See more »

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Great William A. Wellman Film
26 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was very enjoyable because it deals with Naval Blimps and shows how they are launched and the methods used to secure them to the ground. Wallace Beery, (Ned Trumpet) plays the role of a Chief Petty Officer with plenty of service along with James Gleason who is his co-pilot. There is plenty of action with Japanese Planes attacking the blimp and also comedy and romance. Jan Clayton, (Dorothy Cortland) is introduced to Tom Drake, (Jese Weaver) which was arranged by Ned Trumpet who wanted his adopted son to meet an attractive young gal. Ned Trumpet had a bad habit of telling so many lies that all his friends were doubtful about anything he said. Wallace Berry & James Gleason both gave an outstanding performance and made this into a great film to watch and enjoy. William A Wellman the director was one of the first director's who was able to create classic airplane films dealing with actual stunt-men flying the planes. Enjoy.


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