Here Comes the Navy

Here Comes the Navy

James Cagney
Director: Lloyd Bacon Cast: James Cagney
James Cagney
, Pat O'Brien
Pat O'Brien
, Gloria Stuart
Gloria Stuart
Lloyd Bacon

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Overview

James Cagney is Chesty O'Connor, a tough-as-nails, always-ready-for-a-fight shipyard worker, who loses out to US Navy CPO Biff Martin (Pat O'Brien) in a fight over a girl -- he not only loses the girl, but his job, and decides he wants a rematch. But to get it, he has to join the navy, which he does, along with his buddy Droopy (Frank McHugh). And he's assigned to the same ship as Martin, but he can't goad the chief petty officer into a fight and doesn't seem to understand much about navy discipline or regulations. He manages to get on the wrong side of virtually everyone on the ship, and especially Martin, because he's attracted to the latter's sister (Gloria Stuart), who would like nothing more than to make peace between the two men in her life. None of this is close to being sorted out, along with a few misunderstandings that only worsen the feelings between the two men, before O'Connor is transferred off the ship and into a naval air service unit, as part of a dirigible crew. It's there that O'Connor begins to straighten up and fly right, and during an airborne exhibition, that he starts to show what he's really made of, in a way that neither Martin nor his sister can ever forget.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/25/2014
UPC: 0883316979433
Original Release: 1934
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:26:00
Sales rank: 28,158

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Cagney Chesty O'Connor
Pat O'Brien Biff Martin
Gloria Stuart Dorothy Martin
Frank McHugh Droopy
Dorothy Tree Gladys
Robert H. Barrat Cmdr. Denny
Willard Robertson Lieutenant Commander
Guinn "Big Boy" Williams Floor Manager
Eddie Acuff Marine Orderly
James P. Burtis C.P.O.
Eddy Chandler Supply Sergeant
Nick Copeland Workman
Joseph Crehan Recruiting Officer
Ida Darling Aunt
Edward Earle Navy Chaplain
Maude Eburne Droopy's Ma
William "Wild Bill" Elliott Bit
Robert Emmett Tansey Actor
Eddie Fetherstone Sailor
Chuck Hamilton Hood at Dance
Howard Hickman Captain
George S. Irving Admiral
Frank LaRue Foreman
Lorena Layson Second Girl
Sam McDaniel Porter
Martha Merrill First Girl
Henry Otho Riveter
Eddie Shubert Skipper
John Swor Attendant
Fred "Snowflake" Toones Sailor
Pauline True Hat Check Girl
Niles Welch Officer
Leo White Professor

Technical Credits
Lloyd Bacon Director
George J. Amy Editor
Earl W. Baldwin Screenwriter
Louis Edelman Producer
Arthur Edeson Cinematographer
Sammy Fain Songwriter
Leo F. Forbstein Musical Direction/Supervision
Esdras Hartley Art Director
Com. Herbert A. Jones Consultant/advisor
Irving Kahal Songwriter
Orry Kelly Costumes/Costume Designer
Ben Markson Screenwriter
Orry-Kelly Costumes/Costume Designer
Perc Westmore Makeup

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