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Glory at Sea (1952)
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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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Cast

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 ...
Jones
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 ...
Court Member
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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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Adventure | Drama | War

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Release Date:

10 March 1953 (USA)  »

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Glory at Sea  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film is loosely based on the actual raid undertaken in 1942 by HMS Campbeltown, in which the ship, loaded with explosives, rammed and subsequently destroyed the dock gates at the French port of St Nazaire. This was the only dry dock outside of Germany able to accept and repair the German battleships Tipitz and Bismark. See more »

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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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