Luck of the Navy

Luck of the Navy is a 1938 British comedy thriller film directed by Norman Lee and starring Geoffrey Toone, Judy Kelly and Clifford Evans.[1] Shot at Elstree Studios[2] it was based on the play The Luck of the Navy by Mrs Clifford Mills and is also known by the alternative title of North Sea Patrol.

Luck of the Navy
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Directed byNorman Lee
Written byClifford Grey
Based onThe Luck of the Navy
by Clifford Mills
Produced byWalter C. Mycroft
CinematographyWalter J. Harvey
Edited byWalter Stokvis
Music byHarry Acres
Distributed byAssociated British Film Distributors
Release date
November 1938
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


With Britain on the brink of war, an enemy spy plans to steal secret documents and lay the blame on Clive Stanton.



  1. ^ "Luck of the Navy (1938) | BFI". Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  2. ^ Wood p.98


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

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