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Skimpy in the Navy


We're not sure, but the character of "Skimpy Carter" must have had some sort of following in Britain. Why else would a whole movie--Skimpy in the Navy--be built around this thinnish character? Music hall star Hal Monty plays the title role, playing an ex-soldier who becomes a sailor in order to seek out buried treasure. Monty and his pals Max Bygraves (later a stellar comedian in his own right) and Les Ritchie search and dig to and fro, all for the love of heroine Avril Angers. 84 minutes of forgettable...more