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You're in the Navy Now (1951)

Unrated | | Comedy , War | 16 May 1951 (France)
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When a new commander is assigned to a submarine chaser with an experimental engine, he finds the entire crew has as little experience as he does.

Director:

Henry Hathaway

Writers:

John W. Hazard (magazine article), Richard Murphy
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Cast

Cast overview:
Gary Cooper ... Lt. John W. Harkness
Jane Greer ... Ellie C. Harkness
Millard Mitchell ... George Larrabee
Eddie Albert ... Lt. Bill Barron
John McIntire ... Cmdr. W. R. Reynolds
Ray Collins ... Rear Adm. L. C. Tennant
Harry von Zell ... Capt. 'Danny' Eliot (as Harry Von Zell)
Jack Webb ... Ens. Anthony 'Tony' Barbo
Richard Erdman ... Ens. Chuck Dorrance
Harvey Lembeck ... Norelli
Henry Slate Henry Slate ... Chief Engineer Ryan
Ed Begley ... Port Commander
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Storyline

When Lt. John Harknesshe, a 90 day wonder with an engineering degree, is assigned as the new skipper of submarine chaser equipped with an experimental steam engine, he hopes that the U.S.S. Teakettle's veterans will afford him enough help to accomplish the ship's goals. Unfortunately he finds the crew and its officers share his novice status or only have experience in diesel engines. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Comedy | War

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1951 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Here Comes the Fleet See more »

Filming Locations:

Newport News, Virginia, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally to star William Lundigan. See more »

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This movie is taking place during WW2 but the warships are displaying the large peace-time hull numbers, not the war-time smaller hull numbers. See more »

Quotes

Adm. Tennant: [Exiting engine room] I've never seen anything like it in my whole life!
Ryan: We keep it running, sir.
Adm. Tennant: Yeah, Yeah, you can also hang upside-down with your belt from a doorknob and kick the transom open with your feet, but I don't recommend it Chief.
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Referenced in Hollywood Remembers Lee Marvin (2000) See more »

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Yours (Quiereme Mucho)
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The military really is ordered chaos
2 February 2004 | by helpless_dancerSee all my reviews

Surely to God the United States Navy didn't use tubs like this in World War Two. Did they? Enjoyable film, not in a small part because of all the familiar old faces. A few amusing moments were to be had, but I imagine the thing would have been a laugh riot 50 years ago.


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