Skirts Ahoy! is a 1937 American comedy film directed by George Sidney and starring Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings, and Lew Ayres. The film is about a young woman who disguises herself as a man in order to join the Navy. The film begins with Deanna Durbin as Susan Turner, a young woman who is determined to join the Navy. However, the Navy does not allow women to serve, so Susan disguises herself as a man and joins the Navy under the name of "Bill Turner". Susan quickly becomes a popular figure in the Navy, and she soon finds herself falling in love with Robert Cummings, who is also serving in the Navy. However, Susan's secret is eventually discovered, and she is forced to leave the Navy. Despite the fact that Susan is forced to leave the Navy, she is able to use her experiences to help her become a successful businesswoman. The film ends with Susan and Robert Cummings getting married. Skirts Ahoy! is a fun and entertaining film that is sure to please fans of Deanna Durbin and Robert Cummings. The film is full of humor, romance, and excitement, and it is a great example of Durbin's talent as a singer and actress.

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Skirts Ahoy! (1952)

1h 49m

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Skirts Ahoy! is a 1937 American comedy film directed by George Sidney and starring Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings, and Lew Ayres. The film is about a young woman who disguises herself as a man in order to join the Navy. The film begins with Deanna Durbin as Susan Turner, a young woman who is determined to join the Navy. However, the Navy does not allow women to serve, so Susan disguises herself as a man and joins the Navy under the name of "Bill Turner". Susan quickly becomes a popular figure in the Navy, and she soon finds herself falling in love with Robert Cummings, who is also serving in the Navy. However, Susan's secret is eventually discovered, and she is forced to leave the Navy. Despite the fact that Susan is forced to leave the Navy, she is able to use her experiences to help her become a successful businesswoman. The film ends with Susan and Robert Cummings getting married. Skirts Ahoy! is a fun and entertaining film that is sure to please fans of Deanna Durbin and Robert Cummings. The film is full of humor, romance, and excitement, and it is a great example of Durbin's talent as a singer and actress.

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Released
Cast
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Bobby Van

Bobby Van (uncredited)
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Wendy Waldron

Boots (uncredited)
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Steve Wayne

Sailor (uncredited)
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Beverly Wills

Boots (uncredited)
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Helen Winston

WAVE Officer (uncredited)
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Wilson Wood

Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
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Keenan Wynn

Keenan Wynn (uncredited)
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Artie Young

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Esther Williams

Whitney Young
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Joan Evans

Mary Kate Yarbrough
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Vivian Blaine

Una Yancy
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Barry Sullivan

Lt. Cmdr. Paul Elcott
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Keefe Brasselle

Dick Hallson
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Billy Eckstine

Billy Eckstein
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Dean Miller

Archie O'Conovan
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Margalo Gillmore

Lt. Cmdr. Stauton
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The DeMarco Sisters

The Williams Sisters
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Anne DeMarco

Williams sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
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Arlene DeMarco

Williams Sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
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Gloria DeMarco

Williams Sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
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Jeanette DeMarco

Williams Sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
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Terri DeMarco

Williams Sister (as The De Marco Sisters)
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Jeff Donnell

Lt. Giff
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Thurston Hall

Thatcher Kinston
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Emmett Lynn

Pop the Plumber
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Skip Martin

Orchestra Leader (as Skip Martin and His Orchestra)
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Marimba Merrymakers

The Marimba Merrymakers
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Roy Roberts

Capt. Graymont
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Hayden Rorke

Doctor
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Kathy Tongay

Little Girl
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Russell 'Bubba' Tongay

Little Boy
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Dorothy Abbott

WAC (uncredited)
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Bette Arlen

Bridesmaid (uncredited)
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Henny Backus

Nurse (uncredited)
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Tom Bernard

Young Sailor (uncredited)
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Margaret Bert

Servant (uncredited)
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Whit Bissell

Mr. Yarbrough (uncredited)
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Madge Blake

Mrs. Jane Vance (uncredited)
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Robert Board

Young Sailor (uncredited)
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Mildred Boyd

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Millie Bruce

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Diane Cassidy

WAC (uncredited)
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Wheaton Chambers

Servant (uncredited)
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Mae Clarke

Miss LaValle (uncredited)
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Mady Comfort

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Lillian Culver

Servant (uncredited)
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Fred Datig Jr.

Man in Theatre (uncredited)
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Michael Dugan

Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
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Estelle Etterre

Upstairs Maid (uncredited)
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Mary Foran

Fat Girl in Tearoom (uncredited)
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Byron Foulger

Tearoom Manager (uncredited)
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Louise Franklin

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Kathleen Freeman

Sarcastic Seamstress (uncredited)
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Jack Gargan

Waiter (uncredited)
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William Haade

Bosun's Mate (uncredited)
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Don Haggerty

Military Police Sergeant (uncredited)
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Suzette Harbin

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Sam Harris

Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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Paul Harvey

Old Naval Officer in Theatre (uncredited)
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Fred Hoose

Minister (uncredited)
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Jody Hutchinson

Bridegroom (uncredited)
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Phyllis Kennedy

Seamstress (uncredited)
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Mina Kolb

Wave C.P.O. (uncredited)
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Rudy Lee

Randy Yarbrough (uncredited)
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Ruth Lee

Mrs. Yarbrough (uncredited)
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Mauri Leighton

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Nan Leslie

WAC (uncredited)
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John Logan

Man in Theatre (uncredited)
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Harry Mackin

Man in Theatre (uncredited)
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Roger McGee

Sailor (uncredited)
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Nolie Miller

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Howard M. Mitchell

Train Conductor (uncredited)
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Alvy Moore

French-Speaking Sailor (uncredited)
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Juanita Moore

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Frances E. Nealy

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Ellanora Needles

WAVE Instructor (uncredited)
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Gloria Noble

Bride (uncredited)
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Kathleen O'Malley

WAVE Petty Officer (uncredited)
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Tom Poston

Walk-on (uncredited)
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Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds (uncredited)
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Elaine Riley

WAVE (uncredited)
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Frances Robinson

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Kay Scott

Woman in Theatre (uncredited)
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Sally Seaver

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Bob Simpson

Military Policeman (uncredited)
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Tomi Thurston

Wave C.P.O. (uncredited)
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Lena Torrence

Black Drill Team Member (uncredited)
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Mitzie Uehlien

Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Crew
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Sidney Lanfield

Director
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Isobel Lennart

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Skirts Ahoy!

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/1/2011

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