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Glory at Sea (1952)

Gift Horse (original title)
The captain of a old destroyer in 1940 struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lt. Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser
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Able Seaman 'Dripper' Daniels
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Ordinary Seaman 'Yank' Flanagan
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Lt. Richard Jennings, No. 1
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A.S. 'Stripey' Wood
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Glad Flanagan
Hugh Williams ...
Captain David G. Wilson, Division Commander
Robin Bailey ...
Lt. Michael Grant, Pilot
Meredith Edwards ...
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John Forrest ...
Appleby the Captain's Steward
Patric Doonan ...
Petty Officer Martin (as Patrick Doonan)
Sidney James ...
Ned Hardy, Owner Golden Bull
Tony Quinn ...
McConalog the Bartender
James Kenney ...
John A. Fraser, Hugh's Son
George Street ...
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The captain of a old destroyer in 1940 struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis.

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This film's dedication states: "In 1940 when Britain was fighting alone for her life, the United States transferred fifty of her destroyers to the Royal Navy. This picture is respectfully dedicated to their exploits and is very broadly based on the adventures of one of these destroyers." See more »

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Opening credits prologue: HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA See more »

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Good King Wenceslas
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Arranged by Eric Rogers
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The 39 Year Old Trevor Howard
13 September 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

He's quite interesting to watch is old Trevor Howard. His quintessential upper class English manner is endearing and engaging. He does have the grit between his teeth, and a depth of range in his voice. He won me over in this film.


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