, 108min, OmschwedU
Nightclub singer Al and the full-time hypochondriac Melvin (Martin and Lewis) land against their will, or contrary to their expectations, in the Navy. The would-be elite squad serves as picturesque background for melting songs and perfect slapstick, which culminates in a, choreographed with Chaplin-like elegance, boxing fight against a rabid heavyweight. Like Cassius Clay some years later said: "Float like a butterfly sting, like a bee!"; at least the first part handles Lewis with perfection.