Here Comes the Navy

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Here Comes the Navy movie poster.

Movie (1934)
French title : Voici la marine

Starring:
James Cagney ("Chesty" O'Connor)
Pat O'Brien (Chief Petty Officer "Biff" Martin)
Gloria Stuart (Dorothy "Dot" Martin)
Frank McHugh ("Droopy")

(Synopsis needed)


Nota: Heroes met again two years later in Devil Dogs of the Air (a.k.a. Flying Marines).

Unidentified Aircraft

Several unidentified aircraft on the deck of USS Lexington (CV-2).

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Boeing F3B-1

Boeing F3B-1 from VB-2B.

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Naval Aircraft Factory TS-1

N.A.F. TS-1 serials 1-F-6 & 1-F-18 from VF-1 are taking off (probably from aircraft carrier USS Langley (CV-1).

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Vought O3U-1 Corsair

Vought O3U-1 Corsair of the U.S. Navy code 5/2.

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Curtiss O2C-1 Helldiver

First screenshot was used again in Devil Dogs of the Air (1935).
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.

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Later action is shot with models.

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Another one is guessed behind Chesty (James Cagney) at the end of the movie when he's reading a letter in front of the airship.

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk

Less of ten of this parasite fighter designed for operation with USS Macon and USS Akron (two airships used as flying base / carriers) were built.

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Goodyear-Zeppelin ZRS-5 USS Macon

One of the two sister ship built during the 1930's and being the world largest of its kind among helium-filled airships (785 feet / 239 meters). Commissioned on 23 June 1933 and called to active duty in 1934, the USS Macon eventually crashed into the sea on 12 February 1935 in the Monterey Bay during a storm. Only two sailors were lost.

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The lost of USS Macon is part of the movie The Go-Getter (1937).

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