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Francis in the Navy

1955 1h 20m Comedy List
Reviews 47% Audience Score 50+ Ratings
Talking mule's Army buddy (Donald O'Connor) mistaken for look-alike bosun's mate. Read More Read Less

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r 9 Just so sleepy at this point. Even for 1955, 'Francis in the Navy' being the sixth 'Francis' film since 1950 must've been boring as heck. Not that it's a new development, because they arguably all are, but these really are a tedious watch at this point. Francis is again, oddly, in the background. Despite one more production in 1956, Donald O'Connor decided this was the time to bow out of the series. He does so in relative style, given he portrays two characters - albeit to lame effect, for what it's worth. Clint Eastwood is the pick of the support cast, if only due to who he has since become. He is a little wooden, in what is his first credited role. I'm actually minorly intrigued to check out 'Francis in the Haunted House' due to somewhat of a mass exodus, with O'Connor, director Arthur Lubin and Francis voice actor Chill Wills all not appearing. Could it be a slight breath of fresh air? I'm leaning the other way, but we'll see. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member He gets around this Francis guy Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review Audience Member Funny entry in the Francis series, woooh, get a load a very young Clint Eastwood!! Just what you would expect, clean fun. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/30/23 Full Review Read all reviews
Francis in the Navy

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Synopsis Talking mule's Army buddy (Donald O'Connor) mistaken for look-alike bosun's mate.
Director
Arthur Lubin
Producer
Stanley Rubin
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 20m