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Francis in the Navy (1955)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Fantasy | 24 August 1955 (USA)
A story following Lt. Peter Stirling and his dream being in the navy.

Director:

Arthur Lubin

Writers:

Devery Freeman (screenplay), Devery Freeman (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Donald O'Connor ... Lt. Peter Stirling / Bosun's Mate Slicker Donovan
Martha Hyer ... Betsy Donevan
Richard Erdman ... Murph
Jim Backus ... Cmdr. E.T. Hutch
Clint Eastwood ... Jonesey
David Janssen ... Lt. Anders
Leigh Snowden ... Nurse Appleby
Martin Milner ... W.T. 'Rick' Rickson
Paul Burke ... Tate
Phil Garris Phil Garris ... Tony Stover
Myrna Hansen Myrna Hansen ... Helen
Jane Howard Jane Howard ... Nurse Standish
Virginia O'Brien ... Nurse Kittredge
William Forrest ... Admiral
Molly ... Francis (as Francis the Talking Mule)
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Storyline

A story following Lt. Peter Stirling and his dream being in the navy.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

That talking mule is back... and the Navy's got him!

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Francis na Marinha See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

In Back to the Future Part III (1990), this film, Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki (1955) and Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) are playing at the Pohatchee Drive-In Theater in Hill Valley on November 16, 1955. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Back to the Future Part III (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Blow the Man Down
(uncredited)
Traditional
Performed by Chill Wills
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was this filmed on the actual APA 210
21 November 2007 | by shelak2002See all my reviews

I am interested in the boat that this was filmed on. I was wondering if the crew on the boat were actual Navy crew members and how could I get a list. I think I saw my husbands navy buddy on it Lee Lucero and was wondering how I could find out. My husband was aboard the USS TELFAIR ( APA 210 ) same as on the film and he did recognize one of the guys, thinking it may be Lee. Since he did not know exactly where he lived prior, has been hard to locate him. If anyone can help, please email me at shelak2002@yahoo.com I am trying to find this lost Navy buddy and have been looking for years, we saw the film and realized that it had his ship numbers on the ship. WOW, were we surprised. My husband was aboard till late 1954. I have pictures of my husband and Lee but can't seem to actually locate him. The movie was funny and we truly enjoyed it.

Thanks, Sheila Kelley


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