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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
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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 ...
Themselves (as 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)  »

Also Known As:

La fille de l'amiral  »

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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 »

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Chief Boatswain's Mate William F. Clark: Ginger, baby, I worship the ground you walk on!
Ginger: Now he's talking real estate!
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Version of Follow the Fleet (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Join the Navy
(1927) (uncredited)
Music by Vincent Youmans
Lyrics by Leo Robin and Clifford Grey
Performed by Debbie Reynolds and Sailors in a show
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About that performance of Ciriciribin
23 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Movie musicals like this rise or fall - or, to stick with this movie's theme, sink or swim - as a function of the quality of the music and the performances of it. This music is largely unremarkable, as are the performances of it.

Case in point: one of the other reviewers praises Kay Armen's performance as Vic Damone's mother. It's fine, but not outstanding. Like the performance she leads of "Ciriciribin." If you want to see the performance that make this a hit tune, and see the difference, watch Grace Moore's performance in *One Night of Love*, which you'll find here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_-6QrL26gw The picture is bad, and she sang it even better later, after more practice. But this is life. Kay Armen's performance is just nice.


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