An Annapolis Story is a 1955 American drama film directed by Don Siegel and starring John Derek, Diana Lynn, and Kevin McCarthy. The film is about a young man who is accepted to the United States Naval Academy but struggles to adjust to the rigorous academic and physical demands of the school. The film follows the character of David March (Derek), a young man from a small town who is accepted to the United States Naval Academy. March is initially excited about the opportunity to attend the academy, but he quickly finds that the rigorous academic and physical demands of the school are more than he bargained for. March struggles to keep up with his studies and to make friends with his fellow cadets. He also begins to question his decision to attend the academy, wondering if he is really cut out for the military life. Despite his struggles, March eventually overcomes his challenges and graduates from the academy. He goes on to serve as a naval officer during the Korean War. The film ends with March returning home from the war a decorated hero. An Annapolis Story is a well-made and entertaining film that provides a realistic look at life at the United States Naval Academy. The film is also a coming-of-age story that follows the character of David March as he matures from a naive young man into a confident and capable naval officer.

Expand

An Annapolis Story (1955)

IMDB Logo TheMovieDB Logo

Description

An Annapolis Story is a 1955 American drama film directed by Don Siegel and starring John Derek, Diana Lynn, and Kevin McCarthy. The film is about a young man who is accepted to the United States Naval Academy but struggles to adjust to the rigorous academic and physical demands of the school. The film follows the character of David March (Derek), a young man from a small town who is accepted to the United States Naval Academy. March is initially excited about the opportunity to attend the academy, but he quickly finds that the rigorous academic and physical demands of the school are more than he bargained for. March struggles to keep up with his studies and to make friends with his fellow cadets. He also begins to question his decision to attend the academy, wondering if he is really cut out for the military life. Despite his struggles, March eventually overcomes his challenges and graduates from the academy. He goes on to serve as a naval officer during the Korean War. The film ends with March returning home from the war a decorated hero. An Annapolis Story is a well-made and entertaining film that provides a realistic look at life at the United States Naval Academy. The film is also a coming-of-age story that follows the character of David March as he matures from a naive young man into a confident and capable naval officer.

Where to Watch

Cast
Person Photo

John Derek

Anthony J. 'Tony' Scott
Person Photo

Diana Lynn

Peggy Lord
Person Photo

Kevin McCarthy

James R. 'Jim' Scott
Person Photo

Alvy Moore

Willie 'Seaweed' Warren
Person Photo

Pat Conway

Tim Dooley
Person Photo

L.Q. Jones

Watson
Person Photo

John Kirby

Pete Macklin
Person Photo

Barbara Brown

Mrs. Scott
Person Photo

Fran Bennett

Connie Warren
Person Photo

Betty Lou Gerson

Mrs. Lord
Person Photo

Robert Osterloh

Midshipman Laisson
Person Photo

John Doucette

Boxing Coach
Person Photo

Don Kennedy

McClaren
Person Photo

Don Haggerty

Lt. Prentiss
Person Photo

Tom Harmon

Announcer
Person Photo

William Schallert

Tony's Instructor (scenes deleted)
Person Photo

James Anderson

Instructor (uncredited)
Person Photo

John Ayres

Superintendent (uncredited)
Person Photo

Benjie Bancroft

Doctor (uncredited)
Person Photo

Robert Bonoil

Lt. Preston (uncredited)
Person Photo

Richard Carlson

Introductory Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Person Photo

Steve Carruthers

Naval Officer (uncredited)
Person Photo

Tom Coleman

Football Game Spectator (uncredited)
Person Photo

Walter Conrad

Jim's Instructor (uncredited)
Person Photo

Sayre Dearing

Officer on Dais (uncredited)
Person Photo

Chris Drake

First Classman (uncredited)
Person Photo

Ken DuMain

Soldier (uncredited)
Person Photo

George Eldredge

Capt. Lord (uncredited)
Person Photo

Charles Ferguson

Graduation Ceremony Attendee (uncredited)
Person Photo

George Garver

Boatswain's Mate (uncredited)
Person Photo

Dabbs Greer

Cmdr. Halleck (uncredited)
Person Photo

Don Keefer

Air Officer (uncredited)
Person Photo

Kenner G. Kemp

Graduation Ceremony Attendee (uncredited)
Person Photo

John Lehman

Storekeeper (uncredited)
Person Photo

Harold Miller

Officer on Dais (uncredited)
Person Photo

Ralph Moratz

Naval Officer (uncredited)
Person Photo

Robert Paget

Plebe (uncredited)
Person Photo

Sam Peckinpah

Pilot (uncredited)
Person Photo

Robert Pike

Professor (uncredited)
Person Photo

Murray Pollack

Minor Role (uncredited)
Person Photo

Suzanne Ridgway

Football Game Spectator (uncredited)
Person Photo

Joel Smith

Boatswain's Mate (uncredited)
Person Photo

Richard Travis

Cmdr. Wilson (uncredited)
Crew
Person Photo

Don Siegel

Director
Person Photo

Daniel B. Ullman

Writer
Person Photo

Daniel Mainwaring

Writer
MobileIcon
app store google play