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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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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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NEW Hilarious Adventures of the "U.S.S. Teakettle" See more »

Genres:

Comedy | War

Certificate:

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Trivia

Film debut of Charles Bronson. See more »

Goofs

When we first see Gary Cooper he is in a car driving onto a Navy base. There is a guard stationed at the base who waves Cooper in. The guard has a 1911 Pistol holstered on his belt. There isn't a magazine inserted in the pistol so he is guarding the front gate with an unloaded weapon. See more »

Quotes

Lt. John W. Harkness: Say, where's the bosun? That towline doesn't look so secure to me.
Lt. Bill Barron: He is locked in his quarters Skipper. He won't come out.
Lt. John W. Harkness: He won't come out? What is this?
Lt. Bill Barron: That's the Roanoke, Skipper, it's his own ship.
Lt. John W. Harkness: Well, I don't blame him. I wonder if he's got room down there for one more.
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Remembers Lee Marvin (2000) See more »

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Yours (Quiereme Mucho)
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Written by Augustin Rodriguez, Gonzalo Roig and Jack Sherr
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I really enjoyed this movie.
4 July 2001 | by stelroSee all my reviews

I wish this movie was on tape so I could get a copy to enjoy again. This was the first movie that I saw with one of my favorite actors. Charles Bronson although he was listed by his real name (Charles Buchinski) in the movie. I also just found out that Lee Marvin was also in this movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1951 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

U.S.S. Teakettle See more »

Filming Locations:

Newport News, Virginia, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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