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 ...
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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
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With Hit the Deck (1955), Joe Pasternak continued his long-standing tradition of using his films to establish crossover potential for pop and classical performers. Kay Armen had made a splash in nightclubs and recordings, and she received an 'introducing' credit in the main title. While this treatment would result in successful film careers for Deanna Durbin, Jane Powell, Mario Lanza, Kathryn Grayson and Connie Francis, the heavyset Armen did not catch on with movie audiences, despite her pitch-perfect, clarion-like rendering of the dynamic "Hallelujah!" See more »
Enjoy viewing Classic Musical films that were made in the 50's and this film was full of great talented actors, singers and dancers. Jane Powell, (Susan Smith) was at the top of her career along with a great performance by Debbie Reynolds, (Carol Pace) who put her heart and soul into her role as a girl whose father was Walter Pidgeon,(Rear Adm. Daniel Xavier Smith. Vic Damone, (Rico Ferrari) sang some great songs along with Tony Martin,(Chief Boatswain's Mate William F. Clark). J. Carrol Naish, (Mr. Peroni) played the role of a florist who wanted to marry Rico Ferrari mother and his acting kept me laughing at his great performance. If you looked close, you will see the great comedian Alan King perform as a Shore Patrol Petty officer. I almost forgot that Ann Miller, (Ginger) showed her great talent as a fantastic dancer. Enjoy
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