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Return from the Sea (1954)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 28 July 1954 (USA)
A hardened career navel officer must come to terms with adapting to civilian life with the help of a waitress that can see through his tough veneer.



(newspaper story "No Home of His Own"),


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Cast overview, first billed only:
CPO Chuck 'Soup Bowl' MacLish
Lt. Cmdr. Frank Manley
Alvy Moore ...
Lloyd Corrigan ...
Ward Wood ...
Robert Patten ...
John Tarangelo ...
Bill Gentry ...


A hardened career navel officer must come to terms with adapting to civilian life with the help of a waitress that can see through his tough veneer.

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The Fleet's In...and All Hands Ready For Action!


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Release Date:

28 July 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ataque nos Mares Chineses  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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The U.S. Navy destroyer shown throughout the film is the U.S.S. Maddox (DD-731). It was commissioned in 1944, saw service in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War - most notably in the latter during the Gulf of Tonkin incident. She was decommissioned in 1969, sold to the Republic of China (Taiwan) in 1972 and finally scrapped in 1985. See more »

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late show my #$@
20 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Catch it on the late show" How? Is Jean Cluade Vann Damm in it? or Steven Seagall, the only action hero with a beer gut? Or maybe a witty comedy, which must involve a 30 something single male interacting with an infant, which has become the American equivalent of the German obese male wearing womens underwear. Funny as a chapped ass on a hike. Is it just me? I know I can't be the only adult left on the planet. Okay I'll try to milk 10 lines out of this but it's gonna be tough. That's why I couldn't do law school. I go right to the heart of the issue and then I'm done. It's very very hard for me to just go on and on and on and on and on.

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