Directed by William A. Seiter, Ray Enright. A new World War 2 destroyer fails its sea trials so it is assigned to mail runs, but the crew ends up having to engage Japanese planes and a submarine anyway. Lieutenant Commander Donald Smith, the film's technical advisor, served as Navigation Officer on The fictional destroyer in the film John Paul Jones II is, as explained in the film, named after the naval officer There have been two ships of the United States Navy called An error appears in the scene of the destroyer being launched as she begins to slide down the slipway before Mary launches the champagne bottle, which almost misses. Ford is great as well. Inspired by Churchill's Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF but are deemed too old to be fliers. Newspaper man wanders about and helps older woman save her paper. Destroyer is a film directed by William A. Seiter with Edward G. Robinson, Glenn Ford, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan .... Year: 1943. A new World War 2 destroyer fails its sea trials so it is assigned to mail runs, but the crew ends up having to engage Japanese planes and a submarine anyway. In World War II, the island of Malta, strategically located and vital to supply lines in the Mediterranean Sea, is fiercely attacked by the Germans and the Italians, but staunchly defended by the British. After getting torpedoed, and on the verge of sinking, the Captain, and crew hatch a plan to try and save the ship, and destroy the sub.Said after confiscating two tallboy beer cans in the engine room Crime When he learns that a gangster has taken over his nightclub and murdered his partner, returning WW2 hero Joe Miracle steals the money from the club's safe and hides in a settlement home, while the mob is on his tail. In this film, Edward G. Robinson portrays a hard-driving, hard-nosed perfectionist who causes dissension aboard a WWII destroyer.
Destroyer (1943) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Destroyer is a 1943 American war film directed by William A. Seiter and starring Edward G. Robinson. Destroyer is a 2018 American neo-noir crime film directed by Karyn Kusama and written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi.It stars Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany, Scoot McNairy, Bradley Whitford, and Sebastian Stan, and follows a former undercover police officer who takes revenge against members of a gang, years after her case was blown.. The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines. A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? There's good support from the likes of Edgar Buchanan, Regis Toomey, the very pretty Marguerite Chapman, and the always likable & funny Leo Gorcey.
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Was this review helpful to you? It's all pretty by-the-numbers but some first-rate casting elevates it.
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Among the crew, is Steve Boleslavski, a shipyard welder that helped build her, who reenlists, with his old rank of Chief boatswain's mate. Original title: Destroyer. With Edward G. Robinson, Glenn Ford, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan. He brings a dignity and human touch to it that a lot of other actors wouldn't. This may have been because the scenes showing the ship sliding down the slipway used a real launching with the scene with Mary edited in post-production.
Certificate: Passed Dennis Schwartz gave it a C+ grade, writing that "Though it offers no surprises, it's still well-done and mildly entertaining." 3 of 3 people found this review helpful. Enjoyable WWII film about an aging sailor (Edward G. Robinson) coming into conflict with a young rival (Glenn Ford). Certificate: Passed Synopsis: Flagwaving story of a new American destroyer, the JOHN PAUL JONES, from the day her keel is laid, to what was very nearly her last voyage. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Use the HTML below.
After failing her sea trials, she is assigned to the mail run, until caught up in a disparate battle with a Japanese sub.