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

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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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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)  »

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Des jupons à l'horizon  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Kathy Tongay, little girl with whom Esther Williams swims in one sequence, died shortly before her sixth birthday just a year after film was released, after suffering fatal internal injuries when her swimming coach father instructed her to make a dive from a 33-foot-high platform in Florida. (Kathy's older brother Russell "Bubba" also appears in the movie sequence; the brother/sister team performed as The Aquatots.) Following the tragic dive, their father was sentenced to 10 years on child-endangerment related charges. See more »

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WAVE Instructor: Young! Turn in your water wings!
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References The Great Caruso (1951) See more »

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Anchors Aweigh
(uncredited)
Music by Charles A. Zimmerman
Played for the graduation march, and in the background in other parts of the film
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Fun but not accurate.
4 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie isn't terribly accurate as to actual Boot Camp life, they had MUCH more freedom than we did, but it was filmed at Great Lakes Naval Station about 10 years before I was stationed there in 1962-3. The barracks, the furnishings, everything in the background shots look just the way they did when I was there. We also lived in those same WWII temporary barracks. I thoroughly enjoy this movie every time I watch it just for the memories and to see those wonderful uniforms that I really liked! My favorite part of the movie each time is the Drill Team scene, they do some of the very same routines that we did when I was on the Boot Camp Drill Team at Bainbridge, Maryland in 1962.


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