Up to His Neck (1954)

Genres - Adventure, Comedy  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this remake of Jack Ahoy! (1934) a sailor is left alone on a South Sea island to guard supplies by the British Royal Navy. Unfortunately, they forget about him. A decade later he has become one of the native islanders. The trouble begins when the navy suddenly remembers and sends a ship to save him. Unfortunately, the man is happy and doesn't want to go back. He ends up staying and training navy jungle commandos for an assignment to recover a stolen submarine. The hapless sailor ends up captured himself. Fortunately, his native lover saves him and helps bring back the purloined submarine.

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boating, Britain, capture, commando, forgotten, island, jungle, kidnapping, king, native, Navy, outlaw [Western], recapture, rescue, sailor, sea, security-guard, South-Seas, stranded, submarine, victim