Sailor Handsome from the aircraft carrier Saratoga meets in San Francisco Helen, a relative of his admiral. Invited at his home he meets a friend from his ship who has invented an autopilot for the planes. Two spies are trying to steal the plans, as well as the autopilot that is already installed at a plane. Handsome tries to stop them from doing this...
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ANKLES AWAY! here comes a sailor! Blow me down, if it ain't JOE E BROWN as a knave of the navy in "SON OF A SAILOR" The silliest salt that ever sailed the seven seas! (Print Ad- Albany Times-Union, ((Albany, NY)) 23 December 1933)
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Did You Know?
Edward A. Lynch filed a suit in a U.S. Federal Court against Warner Bros/First National Pictures in 1940. Lynch asked for $100,000, claiming that his book, "When Homer Comes Marching Home," was plagiarized by the Warner production, "Son of a Sailor," which starred Joe E. Brown. Trial opened on Thursday, February 15, with Federal Judge Clraence G. Galston presiding. See more
Music by Charles A. Zimmerman
Lyrics by Alfred Hart Miles
Played during the opening credits
Also sung by sailors See more