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Here Comes the Navy (1934)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 21 July 1934 (USA)
A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.

Director:

Lloyd Bacon

Writers:

Earl Baldwin (screen play), Ben Markson (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Cagney ... Chesty
Pat O'Brien ... Biff
Gloria Stuart ... Dorothy
Frank McHugh ... Droopy
Dorothy Tree ... Gladys
Robert Barrat ... Commander Denny
Willard Robertson ... Executive Officer
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ... Dance-Floor Manager (as Guinn Williams)
Howard Hickman ... Captain
Maude Eburne ... Droopy's Mother
George Irving ... Admiral
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Storyline

To continue a grudge with naval officer Biff Martin, feisty construction worker Chesty O'Connor joins the navy and manages to get stationed on the same ship as Martin. Further complications arise when O'Connor starts dating Martin's sister, whom he meets while on shore leave. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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THE GREATEST BATTLE OF GOBS AND GALS EVER SEEN.... The 1934 successor to "Cockeyed World" (Print Ad- Albany Times-Union,((Albany, NY)) 18 July 1934) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hey, Sailor! See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Tucson Saturday 8 September 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9); it first aired in Boston Tuesday 9 October 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4), in Bloomington IN Monday 19 November 1956 on WTTV (Channel 4), in San Francisco Wednesday 28 November 1956 on KRON (Channel 4), and in Spokane Tuesday 18 December 1956 on KREM (Channel 2). See more »

Goofs

The telegram Chesty receives is dated May 13, but his court martial for going AWOL after getting the telegram gives the date of the offense as April 2. See more »

Quotes

Wilbur 'Droopy' H. Mullins: [Droopy waves, then blows a kiss to his buddy, Chesty, who's leaving the ship for a new post.]
CPO: [Backs away from Droopy] What are you two guys, a couplea violets?
Wilbur 'Droopy' H. Mullins: Aw, mind your own business.
[Blows Chesty another kiss]
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Connections

Spoofed in Buddy's Theatre (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

The Sailor's Hornpipe
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Traditional
Played during the opening credits
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Amazing footage!
8 May 2018 | by edcasanova2003See all my reviews

I'd heard about this since I was a kid!

The scenes aboard Arizona, the US Pacific battle Fleet at sea!

The plot is lousy but entertaining enough to hold you between those amazing scenes!


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