Don't Give up the Ship

Don't Give up the Ship

Director: Norman Taurog Cast: Jerry Lewis, Dina Merrill, Diana Spencer

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Don't Give Up the Ship stars Jerry Lewis as a navy officer who is whisked away from his honeymoon by a senate investigating committee. The committee would like to know what happened to the U.S.S. Kornblatt, the battleship Lewis had commandeered during the War; the crew arrived home safely, but the battleship completely disappeared! Jerry suffers from a mental block concerning the Kornblatt, so the navy assigns a beautiful psychiatrist (Dina Merrill) to probe his subconscious. With the help of an ex-sailor from the Kornblatt (Mickey Shaughnessy), Jerry locates the wreckage of the ship, tracing the responsibility of its disappearance to the investigating committee chairman (Gale Gordon). Based on a true incident (!), Don't Give Up the Ship stands up today as one of Jerry Lewis' best films.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/25/2017
UPC: 0738329211394
Original Release: 1959
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 21,700

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jerry Lewis John Paul Steckler
Dina Merrill Ensign Benson
Diana Spencer Prudence Trabert
Mickey Shaughnessy Stan Wychinski
Robert Middleton Admiral Bludde
Gale Gordon Congressman Mandeville
Mabel Albertson Mrs. Trabert
Claude Akins Lt. Commander Farber
Richard Shannon Commander Cross
Chuck Wassil Commander Craig
Hugh Sanders Admiral Rogers

Technical Credits
Norman Taurog Director
Harbert Baker Screenwriter
Edmund Beloin Screenwriter
Haskell Boggs Cinematographer
John P. Fulton Special Effects
Henry Garson Screenwriter
Ellis Kadison Original Story
Warren Low Editor
Hal Pereira Art Director
Walter Scharf Score Composer
Walter Tyler Art Director
Hal B. Wallis Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Don't Give Up the Ship
1. Chapter 1 [8:31]
2. Chapter 2 [15:48]
3. Chapter 3 [13:35]
4. Chapter 4 [15:34]
5. Chapter 5 [7:19]
6. Chapter 6 [9:26]
7. Chapter 7 [8:33]
8. Chapter 8 [9:54]
9. Chapter 9 [:00]

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