Here Comes the Navy
Here Comes the Navy (1934)

James Cagney is Chesty O'Connor, a tough-as-nails, always-ready-for-a-fight shipyard worker, who loses out to US Navy CPO Biff Martin (Pat O'Brien) in a fight over a girl -- he not only loses the girl, but his job, and decides he… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 21, 1934
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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times

A fast-moving comedy enriched by an authentic naval setting.

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Emanuel Levy

Nominated for best picture Oscar, this is the first film James Cagney, in a Navy uniform, made after the introduction of the Code and his first appearance with frequent co-star Pat O'Brien

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Variety Staff

It's light on story, and because of that it borders on being an elaborate newsreel.

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TV Guide

[A] fast-moving, wisecracking sailors-at-sea story.

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John Ballantine
James Cagney is wasted in this role as a reluctant navyman who gives us his far more interesting life to become a pawn in the U.S. military.