Our Fighting Navy

Our Fighting Navy (also known as Torpedoed) is a 1937 British action film directed by Norman Walker and starring Robert Douglas, Richard Cromwell and Hazel Terry.[1] The screenplay concerns a British warship that intervenes to protect British subjects and prevent a rebellion in a South American republic. The Royal Navy, viewing the film as a recruitment opportunity, provided warships and extras.

Our Fighting Navy
Directed byNorman Walker
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
Written byH.T. Bishop
Gerald Elliott
Harrison Owen
Guy Pollock
L. DeCosta Ricci
StarringRobert Douglas
Richard Cromwell
Hazel Terry
Music byNoel Gay
CinematographyClaude Friese-Greene
Edited byWinifred Cooper
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors
Release date
21 April 1937
Running time
66 minutes (US release)
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film was made by Herbert Wilcox Productions made at Pinewood Studios.[2] The film's sets were designed by the art director Lawrence P. Williams. It was given an American release in 1938 with a reduced running time.




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  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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