Give Me a Sailor

Synopsis: Jim and Walter are two brother sailors in the United States Navy. Walter tells Jim as soon as they get home he is going to ask his beautiful girlfriend, Nancy Larkin to marry him. But Jim is also in love with Nancy so he begs Nancy's ugly duckling sister, Letty to help break Walter and Nancy up. Letty agrees only under one condition, he help her to win Walter!
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Elliott Nugent
Production: Universal Studios Home Video
 
IMDB:
6.8
Year:
1938
80 min
7 Views

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The life I live

I would gladly give

For the U.S.A. and you

But I'd be sore

if a doggone war;

Ever came between us two

I hope I stay in the U.S.A.

But if there comes a day

when I must go away

I'll still be true

To the U.S.A. and you

I'd wash my neck I would

even take a job by heck

For the U.S.A. and you

and you and you

I'd never, never, never, never

glance at a low-down dance

- From the day you say I do

- I don't.

I don't like kids.

You don't?

That's the way I am.

Yeah?

- But I'd raise nine or ten-

- Must to help our Uncle Sam

Then I'll be true

To the U.S.A. and you

The life I live

I would gladly give

For the U.S.A. and you

But I'd be sore

if a doggone war;

Ever came between us two

I hope I stay in the U.S.A.

But if there comes a day

when I must go away;

I'll still be true

To the U.S.A. and you

Wheres my brother? Lieutenant Brewster'll

be right back, sir, Mr. Brewster.

I'll wait.

Hiya, sweetheart.

You Jezebel, you.

Ah! What are you doing here?

The magnificent obsession.

I've been wanting to see you.

Have a cigar. Thanks.

Wait, that's one of mine!

You don't think I'd give you a good one?

All right, Ensign, on your way.

Oh, brother, can you keep a secret?

Yeah, what is it?

I need fifty bucks. Okay,

I won't tell a soul.

Aw, but this is my shore leave. I

want to paint San Francisco red.

Why bother me?

I need a brush.

All right.

Here's five dollars.

Five? Well, I'll

find a smaller town.

Uh, Walter.

About Nancy.

Is it going to be

orange blossoms this trip?

Yeah, I hope so.

Huh? Why?

Because Nancy's dynamite,

and she's got to be handled.

The way you are, you couldn't

handle a firecracker.

Will you go- Now, me, that's different.

I'm dynamite too.

You haven't seen

as many ports as I have.

Now, if ever I married

Nancy, she'd be right there.

Where? Well, there.

I- someplace-

Look, j I m. Will you

please- Take that face.

Oh, boy. Yeah. She's taken you.

She's beautiful.

Yeah.

But tricky.

And those eyes.

Stop and go signals

if ever I saw any.

And don't kid yourself,

Admiral, that's no dimple.

That's from leaning against

those Navy buttons.

All right, come on. I'm

not talking for myself!

But why don't you switch to Letty?

Letty!

Aw, she's always been crazy about you.

And can she cook!

That'd make two women happy. Letty'd

get you, and Nancy'd get me.

Come on. You know,

kind of romantic.

Brewster brothers, Larkin sisters?

Yeah.

That doesn't hurt.

That does!

Oh, well- Listen.

Honest, Walter.

Every time I think of Nancy,

I get a pain right here.

Yeah? Well, things are

changing all over.

But wait a minute!

You can't kick me.

I can't, eh?

No.

Captain's compliments,

sir.

Captain's

compliments, sir!

He'd like to see

Lt. Brewster.

I'll be right along. Yeah,

he'll be right along.

Yes, sir.

Oh!

Oh!

lust one more thing.

Get this through your thick head.

Oh, yeah?

I'm going ashore, and I'm

gonna propose to Nancy. Oh!

If she accepts me, we'll be married before

the eet sails, so none of your tricks!

Tricks! Yes. No more monkey

business from you and Letty.

From me and Letty? Why- Wh-What are you talking

about? You know what I'm talking about.

Ever since I bought Nancy her first lollipop,

you and Letty have been snooping...

and plotting and writing

each other notes.

Tryin' to gum us up!

Why, that's ridiculous!

I don't know

how you do it,

but I have a feeling I'm

being double-crossed.

Why, Walter!

That hurts!

You think I'd do a thing like that to you?

You're darn right I do.

Not me!

Not to my own blood brother.

For ten years, Brewster, I've been promising

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Doris Anderson

Doris Hilda Anderson, (November 10, 1921 – March 2, 2007) was a Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. She is best known as the editor of the magazine Chatelaine who mixed traditional content (recipes, décor) with thorny social issues of the day (violence against women, pay equality, abortion, race, poverty), putting the magazine on the front lines of the feminist movement in Canada. Her activism beyond the magazine helped drive social and political change in the country, enshrining women's equality and making her one of the most well-known names in the women's movement in Canada. more…

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