You Know What Sailors Are

Overview

While off on a drunken toot, three British naval officers attach an old baby carriage and a pawnbroker's sign to the stern of a foreign naval vessel. The next morning, a zealous officer spots the curious appendage and comes to the conclusion that the "pram" and sign are actually part of a sophisticated, top-secret radar device. Instantly, the British navy brass demands that their ships be outfitted with the same device -- and so it goes, with one bureaucratic misunderstanding after another snowballing into a ...
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Overview

While off on a drunken toot, three British naval officers attach an old baby carriage and a pawnbroker's sign to the stern of a foreign naval vessel. The next morning, a zealous officer spots the curious appendage and comes to the conclusion that the "pram" and sign are actually part of a sophisticated, top-secret radar device. Instantly, the British navy brass demands that their ships be outfitted with the same device -- and so it goes, with one bureaucratic misunderstanding after another snowballing into a major "international incident." You Know What Sailors Are top-bills Akim Tamiroff as the president of a mythical Foreign country, but the film belongs to Donald Sinden as the well-meaning young officer who precipitates the whole affair.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/20/2012
  • UPC: 089859878022
  • Original Release: 1954
  • Source: Vci Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Academy Aperture (1.37:1)
  • Presentation: Color
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:29:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 49,599

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Akim Tamiroff President of Agraria
Donald Sinden Lt. Sylvester Green
Sarah Lawson Betty
Naunton Wayne Capt. Owbridge
Bill Kerr Lt. Smart
Dora Bryan Gladys
Martin Miller Prof. Pfumbaum
Michael Shepley Admiral
Michael Hordern Capt. Hamilton
Cyril Chamberlain Stores Officer
Hal Osmond Petty Officer
Peter Arne Ahmed
Marianne Stone Elsie the Barmaid
Peter Dyneley Lt. Andrews
Peter Martyn Lt. Ross
Brian Coleman Lt. Cmdr. Voles
Shirley Eaton
Lisa Gastoni
Ferdinand "Ferdy" Mayne Stanislaus Voritz
Jan Miller
Technical Credits
Ken Annakin Director
Malcolm Arnold Score Composer
Julie Harris Costumes/Costume Designer
Edward Hyams Screenwriter
Sigurdur Sverrir Palsson Choreography
Peter Rogers Producer, Screenwriter
Alfred Roome Editor
Earl St.John Producer
Julian Wintle Producer
Reginald Wyer Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- You Know What Sailors Are
1. Intro [5:07]
2. Type 998 [7:42]
3. Tuning It [5:50]
4. Never Never Land [7:15]
5. It Is Not [6:22]
6. Daughters [5:53]
7. 3 Brass Balls [7:53]
8. Duty [7:32]
9. Scientists [7:39]
10. A Treaty [9:05]
11. A Party [7:45]
12. Betty! [7:30]
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Disc #1 -- You Know What Sailors Are
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