The Navy Comes Through

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  • Genre(s): War Drama
  • Release year: 1942
  • Running time: 82 min
The Navy Comes Through is a 1942 American World War II film directed by A. Edward Sutherland. It stars Pat O'Brien, George Murphy and Jane Wyatt. Vernon L. Walker and James G. Stewart were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. read more

The Navy Comes Through is a 1942 American World War II film directed by A. Edward Sutherland. It stars Pat O'Brien, George Murphy and Jane Wyatt. Vernon L. Walker and James G. Stewart were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. The film was based on Borden Chase's 1939 short story Pay to Learn. The working titles of the film were Pay to Learn and Battle Stations. The film was the first RKO Pictures use of a new radio signal trademark that spelled out the word "victory." Prior to this, the studio's radio signal trademark spelled out "RKO."

Original Release

10/30/1942

US Release

10/30/1942

Cast

Pat O'Brien Chief Michael 'Mike' Mallory
George Murphy Lt. Thomas L. 'Tom' Sands
Jane Wyatt Myra Mallory
Jackie Cooper Joe 'Babe' Duttson
Carl Esmond Richard 'Dutch' Kroner
Max Baer Coxswain G. Berringer
Desi Arnaz Pat Tarriba
Ray Collins Capt. McCall
Franklin D. Roosevelt Himself (Voice) / Self
George Melford Chief Engineer
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

A. Edward Sutherland

Writers

Borden Chase, Earl Baldwin, John Twist, Roy Chanslor, Æneas MacKenzie

Cast

Pat O'Brien Chief Michael 'Mike' Mallory
George Murphy Lt. Thomas L. 'Tom' Sands
Jane Wyatt Myra Mallory
Jackie Cooper Joe 'Babe' Duttson
Carl Esmond Richard 'Dutch' Kroner
Max Baer Coxswain G. Berringer
Desi Arnaz Pat Tarriba
Ray Collins Capt. McCall
Franklin D. Roosevelt Himself (Voice) / Self
George Melford Chief Engineer
Helmut Dantine Frightened Young German Seaman
Egon Brecher U-Boat Commander
Lee Bonnell Kovac
Frank Jenks Sampier
John McGuire James Bayless (as John Maguire) / James Bayless
Frank Fenton Hodum
Marten Lamont Lt. Cmdr. Murray - navy doctor
Joey Ray James Dennis
Stanley Andrews Judge Advocate
George Blagoi U-Boat Captain

Producers

Editors

Samuel E. Beetley

1943OscarBest Effects, Special Effects Nominated
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