Hellcats of the Navy (1957)

Future "first couple" Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis made their only joint film appearance in Hellcats of the Navy. Ronnie plays Casey Abbott, commander of a WW2 submarine, while Nancy portrays navy nurse Helen Blair, Abbott's off-and-on girlfriend. During a delicate mission in which his sub is ordered to retrieve a revolutionary new Japanese mine, Abbott is forced to leave frogman Wes Barton (Harry Lauter) behind to save the rest of his crew. But Abbott's second-in-command Don Landon (Eduard Franz) is convincing that Abbott's sacrifice of Barton was due to the fact that the dead man had been amorously pursuing Helen.

  • Nathan H. Juran

  • David Lang
  • Bernard Gordon
  • Charles A. Lockwood

Release Date: 1957-05-01
themoviedb icon 3.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 82

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Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
Cmdr. Casey Abbott (Captain, USS Starfish)
Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan
Nurse Lt. Helen Blair
Arthur Franz
Arthur Franz
Lt. Cmdr. Don Landon (XO, USS Starfish)
Robert Arthur
Robert Arthur
Freddy Warren
William Leslie
William Lesli...
Lt. Paul Prentice
Harry Lauter
Harry Lauter
Lt. (j.g.) Wes Barton
Joe Turkel
Joe Turkel
Chick (as Joseph Turkel)
William Phillips
William Phill...
Carroll (as William Phillips)
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