1945, on an old cargo ship somewhere deep in the Pacific ocean: Captain Morton strives to become commander, so he demands the maximum quality of work from his crew, without granting them any freedom or favors - ignoring that they're thousand of miles away from the front. In one word: he drives his crew crazy. They are near mutiny, but no-one dares to do the first step. Until Ensign Pulver plays a prank on the captain that triggers fatal consequences... Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Following in the hilarious fun-steps of "Mister Roberts"
Did You Know?
During Captain Morton's appendix operation he sings The Joy Boy's radio theme song in his drunken stupor. The Joy Boy's show didn't premiere until 1955, more than 10 years after the movies time setting. See more
[Saying a mock prayer as Ens. Pulver goes ashore, hopefully to bring back some bottles of scotch
Oh, Bacchus, God of Alcohol, coordinate Frank Pulver and glue him together for one day, please.
Follows Mister Roberts
Oh My Darling, Clementine
Usually attributed to Percy Montrose
Sung by the captain when under 'anaesthetic' See more