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Hit the Deck (1955)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical | Romance  -  4 March 1955 (USA)
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Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Susan Smith
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Chief Boatswain's Mate Wm. F. Clark
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Carol Pace
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Rear Adm. Daniel Xavier Smith
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Rico Ferrari
Gene Raymond ...
Wendell Craig
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Ginger
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Danny Xavier Smith
J. Carrol Naish ...
Mr. Peroni
Kay Armen ...
Mrs. Ottavio Ferrari
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Lt. Jackson
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Jenny
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Shore Patrol
Henry Slate ...
Shore Patrol
The Jubilaires ...
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Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral... Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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MGM's star-sparkling, laugh-loaded, song-splashed musical! See more »


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4 March 1955 (USA)  »

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(Turner library print) (copyright length)

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(original master sound track)| (Western Electric Sound System)

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(Eastman Color)

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2.55 : 1
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The 2008 DVD from Warner Home Video contains the audio of a Jane Powell-Vic Damone duet, "Sometimes I'm Happy" (music by Vincent Youmans, lyrics by Irving Caesar). A solo version by Jane is presented in the released film. See more »

Quotes

Susan Smith: This morning I had four men fighting over me. Now I've got nothing.
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Featured in Just One More Time (1974) See more »

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Happy Birthday
(1893) (uncredited)
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Performed by Tony Martin, Russ Tamblyn, Vic Damone and Chorus
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Last attempt to revive Musicals, a waist of talent
24 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Hit the deck This film is a poorly written script. The Musical numbers are okay, but not impressive. Of course Ann Miller is good looking, but what a waste of talent. In this film they put musical numbers where there should be none. The songs are annoying and it looks like a last attempt to revive musical. If any one wants to make a musical they better have a darn good script and great musical numbers to compete with the great musicals of all time. If you want to see a good musical rent Singing in the Rain or An American in Pairs or Seven Brother for Seven Brides. Save your money and DON'T RENT HIT THE DECK!


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