Three young ladies sign up for some kind of training at a naval base. However, their greatest trouble isn't long marches or several weeks in a small boat, but their love life.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Whitney Young
Joan Evans ...
Mary Kate Yarbrough
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Una Yancy
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Lt. Cmdr. Paul Elcott
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Dick Hallson
Billy Eckstine ...
Billy Eckstein
Dean Miller ...
Archie O'Conovan
Margalo Gillmore ...
Lt. Cmdr. Stauton
The DeMarco Sisters ...
The Williams Sisters
Anne DeMarco ...
Williams sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
Arlene DeMarco ...
Williams Sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
Gloria DeMarco ...
Williams Sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
Jeanette DeMarco ...
Williams Sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
Terri DeMarco ...
Williams Sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
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CPO Giff
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Three young ladies sign up for some kind of training at a naval base. However, their greatest trouble isn't long marches or several weeks in a small boat, but their love life. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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8 August 1952 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Des jupons à l'horizon  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In her autobiography ("Million Dollar Mermaid") Esther Williams asserts that she designed the swimsuits in the film (with the help of Cole of California), after seeing the Navy's swimsuits for women. Esther describes the old ones as "cotton sleeveless T-shirts" that were not at all good for swimming. She spoke to the director of the Navy, who then made the swimsuit the new official swimsuit of the US Navy. She also worked with the writer to add more swimming sequences. See more »

Quotes

Whitney Young: You said the one thing in your life was Dick.
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Connections

References The Great Caruso (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold Me Close to You
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Ralph Blane
Performed by Billy Eckstine
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A dull musical, as dull as the Pasternak musicals at MGM.
20 February 1999 | by (San José, Costa Rica) – See all my reviews

A very dull musical, not comparable with what director Sidney Lanfield had made at 20th.Century Fox in the thirties. No wonder this was his last picture. An example of the difference between what the Freed unit and the Pasternak unit were doing at MGM at the time. Of course, Esther Williams was as beautiful as ever.


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