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Midshipman Jack (1933)

Given a last chance, after failing to graduate with his class at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis,Maryland because he was reported by a jealous rival for being out after 'Taps,"... See full summary »

Director:

Christy Cabanne

Writers:

Frank Wead (screenplay), F. McGrew Willis (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bruce Cabot ... Jack Austin
Betty Furness ... Ruth Rogers
Frank Albertson ... Russell H. Burns
Arthur Lake ... Allen S. Williams
Florence Lake ... Sally Withers
John Darrow ... Clark Simpson
Purnell Pratt ... Captain Rogers
Margaret Seddon Margaret Seddon ... Mrs. Burns
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Given a last chance, after failing to graduate with his class at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis,Maryland because he was reported by a jealous rival for being out after 'Taps,", Midshipman Jack Austin is warned that one more offense meets dismissal from the Navy, he shoulders the responsibility for a head-on crash between a seaplane and the submarine-chaser under his command during peace-time maneuvers. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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LIFE AT A NAVAL COLLEGE - A Tale of Herosim & reckless adventure


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Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Glory Command See more »

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Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The technical director on this film was Draper Kaufmann, although having recently graduated from the US Naval Academy, was denied a commission due to poor eyesight. He later founded the US Navy UDT teams in World War 2, the forerunner of the what is now the SEALS. He went on to become an Admiral. (From the book, "America's First Frogman.") See more »

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Dedicated to Henry Latrobe Roosevelt, who as Assistant Secretary of the Navy keeps alive the Navy tradition begun by Theodore Roosevelt in 1895 and so gallantly continued by Franklin D. Roosevelt. See more »

Connections

Remade as Annapolis Salute (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

The Oceana Roll
(1911) (uncredited)
Music by Lucien Denni
Lyrics by Roger Lewis
Part of a medley played during the opening credits and at the end
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A accurate little picture about life in Annapolis in the 1930s.
12 July 2006 | by lcbob7107See all my reviews

Acting was a little stiff but the characters were believable. Being a graduate of West Point, I cared about the real people portrayed. Most stories about the academies are not true to life. Much of this is a reflection of the times when military figures were heroes. It was a treat to see Cabot in a leading role without John Wayne. Betty Furness looked pure and pretty and intelligent as the admiral's daughter.The rest of the cast is forgettable. The magpie girl talking without a breath was irritating but that was what she was supposed to add to the story. Finally, I must comment that Jack would really survived his mis-deeds especially entering into a restricted zone. He would not have had a chance to voluntarily resign. He would have been booted out.


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