We Joined the Navy

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We Joined the Navy
Directed by Wendy Toye
Produced by Daniel Angel
Starring Kenneth More
Music by Ron Grainer
Cinematography Otto Heller
Distributed by Warner-Pathé Distributors
Release date
29 November 1962 (London premiere)
Running time
106 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

We Joined the Navy is a 1962 British comedy film produced by Daniel M. Angel and directed by Wendy Toye which stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O'Brien, Derek Fowlds, Graham Crowden, Esma Cannon and John Le Mesurier. It was based on the novel of the same name by John Winton.

The film was shot on location in Villefranche-sur-Mer, near Cannes and at ABPC Elstree Studios.[1]

In addition to the credited cast, there were uncredited cameos from Michael Bentine, Sidney James and Dirk Bogarde (in a gag reference to his Doctor series role, Simon Sparrow).



A Region 2 DVD of We Joined the Navy was released by Network on 16 February 2015. The disc features a 2.35:1 anamorphic transfer.


  1. ^ Kenneth More, More or Less, London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1978, p.188

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