Meek and mild mannered bookkeeper Henry Limpet has few passions in life. It's mid-1941 and he would love to join the Navy but has been rated 4F. His friend George Stickle is in the Navy and lays it on pretty thick. If Henry could have one thing it would be to become a fish. While on a visit to Coney Island, Henry falls into the water and miraculously gets his wish. Now a fish, he makes friends, Ladyfish and Crusty the hermit crab and loves his new life. He also uses his abilities to help the US Navy locate and sink Nazi U-Boats, forcing the Germans to create a new weapon to deal with the Allies secret weapon. When years later the Navy finds intelligent activity among dolphins, they may also know who is teaching them.
GLUB! The Face That Launched A Thousand Torpedoes!
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Did You Know?
Warren Stevens were considered for the role of George Stickel. See more
When Henry is dreaming about his military parade a flying wing is shown and is jet propelled. There were no jet propelled flying wings during WWII for the Americans. See more
Harlock, you've either been drinking or you're suffering from severe combat fatigue.
"Piscatoral Special Effects" in the closing credits See more
Be Careful How You Wish
Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Harold Adamson See more