The Baby and the Battleship (1956)

09/30/1957 (US) Comedy 1h 36m
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It all starts when a sailor's left holding the baby!


After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails he enlists the help of best mate Puncher Roberts to smuggle the child aboard. But babies are surprisingly demanding and gradually the whole crew is drawn into helping keep it fed and washed - and undiscovered. Even so, the officers above deck start to puzzle over the increasingly strange happenings on board.

  1. Jay Lewis


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  1. John Mills

    John Mills

    Puncher Roberts

  2. Richard Attenborough

    Richard Attenborough

    Knocker White

  3. André Morell

    André Morell


  4. Bryan Forbes

    Bryan Forbes

    Prof. Evans

  5. Michael Hordern

    Michael Hordern

    Capt. Hugh

  6. Ernest Clark

    Ernest Clark

    Cmdr. Geoffrey Digby

  7. Harry Locke

    Harry Locke

    CPO Blades

  8. Lionel Jeffries

    Lionel Jeffries


  9. John Le Mesurier

    John Le Mesurier

    The Marshal’s Aide

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Original Language English

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