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Duke of the Navy

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Ralph Byrd, known far and wide for his movie interpretation of Dick Tracy, trades his civvies for Navy blues in PRC's Duke of the Navy. On furlough with his pal Cookie (played by swimming champion Stubby Kruger), Breezy Duke (Byrd) is mistaken for millionaire candy manufactuer John T. Duke. While in this guise, Breezy is inveigled into joining a treasure hunt-provided, of course, he puts up a great deal of money for an entry fee. Amazingly, Breezy and Cookie manage to unearth a genuine treasure, namely a fortune ...
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Overview

Ralph Byrd, known far and wide for his movie interpretation of Dick Tracy, trades his civvies for Navy blues in PRC's Duke of the Navy. On furlough with his pal Cookie (played by swimming champion Stubby Kruger), Breezy Duke (Byrd) is mistaken for millionaire candy manufactuer John T. Duke. While in this guise, Breezy is inveigled into joining a treasure hunt-provided, of course, he puts up a great deal of money for an entry fee. Amazingly, Breezy and Cookie manage to unearth a genuine treasure, namely a fortune in diamonds. Director William Beaudine was one of the three credited screenwriters of Duke of the Navy, which was certainly haphazard enough to have been written by a committee.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2012
  • UPC: 089218685094
  • Original Release: 1942
  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 96,395

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ralph Byrd "Breeze" Duke
Veda Ann Borg Maureen
Stubby Kruger 'Cookie'
Herbert Corthell "Gen." Courtney
Margaret Armstrong Mrs. John T. Duke
Val Stanton "Sniffy"
Paul Bryar "Bunco" Bisbee
Sammy Cohen "Murphy"
William Beaudine Jr. "Bingo"
Zack Williams 'Congo'
Harold Kruger "Cookie"
Technical Credits
William Beaudine Director, Screenwriter
Gerald Drayson Adams Screenwriter
John T. Coyle Producer
Mack Stengler Cinematographer
Guy V. Thayer Jr. Editor
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