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Hit the Deck (1955)

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112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral...See moreSailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral... Written by Stephan Eichenberg See less
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Director
Writers
William Ludwig (screenplay) | Sonya Levien (screenplay) | Herbert Fields (based on: the musical play "Hit the Deck" by) | Vincent Youmans (presented on the stage by) | Hubert Osborne (from: "Shore Leave")
Cinematographer
George J. Folsey (as George Folsey)
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Release date
Mar 4, 1955 (United States)

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50 cast members
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Jane Powell
Susan Smith Susan Smith   See fewer
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Tony Martin
Chief Boatswain's Mate Wm. F. Clark Chief Boatswain's Mate Wm. F. Clark   See fewer
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Debbie Reynolds
Carol Pace Carol Pace   See fewer
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Walter Pidgeon
Rear Adm. Daniel Xavier Smith Rear Adm. Daniel Xavier Smith   See fewer
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Vic Damone
Rico Ferrari Rico Ferrari   See fewer
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Gene Raymond
Wendell Craig Wendell Craig   See fewer
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Ann Miller
Ginger Ginger   See fewer
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Russ Tamblyn
Danny Xavier Smith Danny Xavier Smith   See fewer
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J. Carrol Naish
Mr. Peroni Mr. Peroni   See fewer
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Kay Armen
Mrs. Ottavio Ferrari Mrs. Ottavio Ferrari   See fewer
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Richard Anderson
Lt. Jackson Lt. Jackson   See fewer
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Alan King
Shore Patrol Shore Patrol   See fewer
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Henry Slate
Shore Patrol Shore Patrol   See fewer
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The Jubalaires
Navy Kitchen Vocal Quartette (as Jubilaires) Navy Kitchen Vocal Quartette (as Jubilaires)   See fewer
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Buddy Bryan
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Robert Burton
Commander (uncredited) Commander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Cherney
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John Close
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John Damler
Marine Orderly (uncredited) Marine Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Deery
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Harry Denny
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Burnell Dietch
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Robert Dix
Naval Officer (uncredited) Naval Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Locke Lorraine
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Hank Mann
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Fred Perce
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Fred Rapport
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Leslie Sketchley
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Jimmy Thompson
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chalky Williams
Military Officer (uncredited) Military Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances E. Williams
Mabel (uncredited) Mabel (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 713 votes