The Fighting Seabees (1944) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Edward Ludwig .
Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Scoring
|Walter Scharf, Roy Webb
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The words to the fun song, the "Song of the Seabees" (Music by 'Peter de Rose' and Lyrics by Sam Lewis) heard in the movie go like this:"We're the Seabees of the Navy -We can build and we can fight -We'll pave the way to victory -And guard it day and night -And we promise that we remember -The 'Seventh of December' ....."We're the Seabees of the Navy -Bees of the Seven Seas" ....."The Navy wanted men -That's where we came in -Mister Brown and Mister Jones -The Owens, the Cohens and Flynn -The Navy wanted more -Of Uncle Sammy's kin -So we all joined up -And brother we're in to win!"
The film's dedication states: "Proudly and gratefully we dedicate this picture to the Civil Engineer Corps and the Construction Battalions - the Seabees of the United States Navy who have fired the imagination of the world with their colorful exploits throughout the Seven Seas."
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