The Wackiest Ship in the Army
Starring: Jack Lemmon Director: Richard Murphy

You'll crack your timbers when you see how the Navy sticks the Army sad sacks with the crumbiest shi
The Wackiest Ship in the Army
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  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
  • Video: Color
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  • Originally Released: 1961
  • Label: Sony Pictures
Encoding: Region (unknown)
Packaging: Keep Case
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen for High Definition
  • Subtitles - English, French - Optional

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Product Description:

Lemmon commands a broken-down sailing ship that effectively challenges the imperial Japanese Navy in this unusual World War II comedy.

Plot Synopsis:

Loosely based on a true war story, this film tells how a pitiful warship, run by an unlikely naval officer and a sorry excuse for a crew, manage to transport a spy through enemy-occupied territory.


Production Notes:

  • According to Variety, the story has it orgins in a World War II story by Herbert Carlson. It was adapted into a screenplay by Herbert Margolis and William Raynor.
  • Shot in Cinemascope.

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the Wackiest Ship in the Army Movie Lover: from WINNIPEG, MB CA -- November, 25, 2010

A wonderful comedic movie with two great legendary actors,and great supporting actors,in an unusual naval situation. Story is very good.Humorous situations underlying the ineptitude of Naval officers in serious situations.
Very enjoyable.

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  • UPC: 043396049772
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