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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Shipyard welder Steve Boleslavski (Edward G. Robinson) re-enlists in the Navy for a chance to serve on the S.S. John Paul Jones, a World War II destroyer he helped build. When a political strike enables Boleslavski to replace Mickey Donohue (Glenn Ford) as the ship's petty officer, his taskmaster-like ways earn him the hatred of everyone on board. Then the ship's crew is pitted in a fierce battle against the Japanese, and the hard-nosed Boleslavski finally gets the respect he deserves.

Cast: Edward G. Robinson , Glenn Ford , Marguerite Chapman ,

Director: William A. Seiter

Genres: War

Destroyer (1943)

Release Date: January 1st, 1943|1 hr. 39 min.

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