The Extraordinary Seaman

  • 1969
  • Movie
  • G
  • Comedy, War

During WW II, Alda, Rooney, Carter, and Tupou are rescued by a British gunboat commanded by Niven. After another half-hour of running time, we find out that Niven is actually a ghost who drowned 30 years earlier in a drunken stupor. Now he wanders the seas trying to redeem himself. MGM tried to pad this one by adding about 10 minutes of newsreel footage....read more

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(Movie Clip) Fire When Ready
Commander Finchhaven (David Niven), who is secretly a ghost, wants to play Battleship with Krim (Alan Alda), so only Jennifer (Faye Dunaway) is ready (more…)
(Movie Clip) Right Up The Thames!
WWII sailors stranded in the south Pacific, Krim (Alan Alda), Toole (Jack Carter), Oglethorpe (Mickey Rooney) and Star (Manu Tupou) discover Commander (more…)

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  • Review: During WW II, Alda, Rooney, Carter, and Tupou are rescued by a British gunboat commanded by Niven. After another half-hour of running time, we find out that Niven is actually a ghost who drowned 30 years earlier in a drunken stupor. Now he wanders the seas… (more)

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