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Hit the Deck (1955) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Roy Rowland and produced by Joe Pasternak.

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Musical Monday: Hit the Deck (1955)

on Jul 9, 2018 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Hit the Deck (1955) ? Musica... Read full article


Hit the Deck (1955)

By Cameron on Sep 26, 2014 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/78129/Hit-the-Deck/articles.html#tcmarcp-142597 Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own After last week’s melodramatic masterpiece Now, Voyager, it’s time for an exuberant, sparkling MGM musical where the worst things that happen are lovers’... Read full article


Hit the Deck (1955)

By Cameron on Sep 26, 2014 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/78129/Hit-the-Deck/articles.html#tcmarcp-142597 Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own After last week’s melodramatic masterpiece Now, Voyager, it’s time for an exuberant, sparkling MGM musical where the worst things that happen are lovers’... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HIT THE DECK (1955)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jan 3, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Like the more celebrated musical, On the Town (1949), Hit the Deck (1955) tells the story of three sailors looking for love during a brief shore leave, although in this case the action takes place in San Francisco rather than New York City. The two movies also share a common star in Ann Miller, who ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HIT THE DECK (1955)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jan 3, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Like the more celebrated musical, On the Town (1949), Hit the Deck (1955) tells the story of three sailors looking for love during a brief shore leave, although in this case the action takes place in San Francisco rather than New York City. The two movies also share a common star in Ann Miller, who ... Read full article


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Chief Boatswain's Mate William F. Clark: Ginger, baby, I worship the ground you walk on!
Ginger: Now he's talking real estate!


Susan Smith: This morning I had four men fighting over me. Now I've got nothing.


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The 2008 DVD from Warner Home Video contains the audio of a Jane Powell-Vic Damone duet, "Sometimes I'm Happy" (music by Vincent Youmans, lyrics by Irving Caesar). A solo version by Jane is presented in the released film.
Ann Miller's character is named after Ginger Rogers who appeared with Fred Astaire in Follow the Fleet, the film on which this movie is loosely based.
The "Funhouse" segment starring Debbie Reynolds and Russ Tamblyn, which lasts four and one half minutes on screen, took three days to film.
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