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You're in the Navy Now (1951)

When a new commander is assigned to a submarine chaser with an experimental engine, he finds the entire crew has as little experience as he does.

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Lt. John W. Harkness
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Ellie C. Harkness
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George Larrabee
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Lt. Bill Barron
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Cmdr. W. R. Reynolds
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Rear Adm. L. C. Tennant
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Capt. 'Danny' Eliot (as Harry Von Zell)
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Ens. Anthony 'Tony' Barbo
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Ens. Chuck Dorrance
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Norelli
Henry Slate ...
Chief Engineer Ryan
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Port Commander
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When Lt. John Harknesshe, a 90 day wonder with an engineering degree, is assigned as the new skipper of submarine chaser equipped with an experimental steam engine, he hopes that the U.S.S. Teakettle's veterans will afford him enough help to accomplish the ship's goals. Unfortunately he finds the crew and its officers share his novice status or only have experience in diesel engines. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Hilarious Comedy About A Snafu Ship !

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16 May 1951 (France)  »

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Here Comes the Fleet  »

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Feature film debut of Charles Bronson. See more »

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When we first see Gary Cooper he is in a car driving onto a Navy base. There is a guard stationed at the base who waves Cooper in. The guard has a 1911 Pistol holstered on his belt. There isn't a magazine inserted in the pistol so he is guarding the front gate with an unloaded weapon. See more »

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Ens. Anthony 'Tony' Barbo: Sir, I haven't got a degree in engineering!
Cmdr. W. R. Reynolds: Then you better pay close attention.
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Written by Augustin Rodriguez, Gonzalo Roig and Jack Sherr
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16 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have always enjoyed this film for its humor and human characterizations. Men taken from their homes and jobs and suddenly finding themselves in a new and unfamiliar setting is always cause for confusion and misunderstanding. This film does an excellent effort at showing how men can respond to those challenges. Yet does so with wit and intelligence.

There is no goof section for this movie so I want to tell of two that I noticed. In one scene the crew is exercising weapons practice. On the bridge acting as communications man is Lee Marvin. When the command to drop a depth charge is given the command is received by Lee Marvin as the stern communications man. On the building behind the dock where the ship is berthed appears the sign "We Built for Victory." Obviously a post-war addition.


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