Duke of the Navy (1942) - Rotten Tomatoes

Duke of the Navy (1942)





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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 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.


Ralph Byrd
as Breezy Duke
Stubby Kruger
as 'Cookie'
Herbert Corthell
as General' Courtney
Harold Kruger
as `Cookie'
Margaret Armstrong
as Mrs. John T. Duke
Val Stanton
as `Sniffy'
Paul Bryar
as `Bunco' Bisbee
Sammy Cohen
as `Murphy'
Lester Towne
as `Peewee'
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