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All Hands on Deck (1961)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 30 March 1961 (USA)
Story of a Navy ship with a captain obsessed with catching a fish, a singing executive officer wanting to get married, and an Indian with a turkey as a pet. With Pat Boone as the hopeful ... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Donald R. Morris (novel), Jay Sommers (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pat Boone ... Lt. Victor 'Vic' Donald
Buddy Hackett ... Shrieking Eagle Garfield
Dennis O'Keefe ... Lt. Cmdr. Brian O'Gara
Barbara Eden ... Sally Hobson
Warren Berlinger ... Ens. Rudy Rush
Gale Gordon ... Rear Admiral Bintle
David Brandon David Brandon ... Lt. Kutley
Joe E. Ross ... Bos'n
Bartlett Robinson ... Lt. Cmdr. Anthony
Paul von Schreiber Paul von Schreiber ... Mulvaney
Ann B. Davis ... Nobby
Jody McCrea ... Lt. (j.g.) Schuyler
Owasso Owasso ... Owasso - the pelican
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Sorrells Robert Sorrells ... Jones
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Storyline

Story of a Navy ship with a captain obsessed with catching a fish, a singing executive officer wanting to get married, and an Indian with a turkey as a pet. With Pat Boone as the hopeful suitor, Barbara Eden as his girl, and Buddy Hackett assigned to Boone to stay out of the captain's way.

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based on novel | See All (1) »

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All hands on deck... for the song-and-fun hit of '61!

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alle man på däck See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The "turk-ican" baby at the end of the movie is a white turkey chick with a fake beak glued on. See more »

Goofs

There is a discrepancy with the release date of the movie and the ribbons on the ship. The movie came out in 1961, but there was a Vietnam Service Medal among the ribbons. The St. Clair County did not go to Vietnam until February 1966. Vietnam Service was not authorized until 1965. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Victor 'Vic' Donald: [Screaming Eagle Garfield is watching him shave, and is making some odd faces] Are you enjoying my shave?
Shrieking Eagle Garfield: Huh.
Lt. Victor 'Vic' Donald: Why don't you run along and have one of your own?
Shrieking Eagle Garfield: Indian no shave. No have hair on face.
Lt. Victor 'Vic' Donald: Hmm, like a squaw, huh?
Shrieking Eagle Garfield: Squaw have'm hair on face. Shave'm twice a day.
Lt. Victor 'Vic' Donald: [Gives him a perplexed look] You know, Sunday I'm gettin' married, and you and I will have to part company, old buddy. Why don't you run along, find a girl of your own and get married?
Shrieking Eagle Garfield: [...]
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Soundtracks

You Mean Everything to Me
(uncredited)
Written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
Performed by Pat Boone
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A Fast Moving Extremely Funny Enjoyable Movie,
28 May 2001 | by pat-176See all my reviews

The love affair between Pat Boone as Lieutenant Donald and Barbara Eden as Sally Hobson makes up the basic story line in this fun movie. Buddy Hacket or is it "hatchet" as Garfield acts as a crazy (and I do mean crazy) indian to add the comedy. The fast moving plot includes the antics of Garfield and a pet turkey which they are trying to hide from Lieutenant Donalds superiors. The main plot, the love affair and attempts to smuggle Sally Hobson on board with the ensuing coverup and confusion make for an extremely funny movie. Barbara Eden's excellant acting and Pat Boones singing and acting are prime ingredients in this very fine enjoyable production.


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