Corvette K225

The back of this publicity still reads

From:  Universal Studios

Universal City, Calif.

Co-starred in Howard Hawks’ saga of the Royal Canadian Navy “Corvette K-225: at Universal Studios are Randolph Scott, Ella Raines and James Brown.  In directing the Universal picture Richard Rosson made numerous trips with convoys across the North Atlantic to get action scenes for the thrill packed romantic adventure story.

 

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Corvette K225

on board the Canadian wartime vessel Corvette K225 (1943).

Corvette K225

Randolph Scott, Ella Raines and James Brown are the Hawksian triangle of Corvette K225 (1943).

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Randolph Scott, Ella Raines and James Brown in a typical love triangle from Corvette K225 (1943) although this time the romance is focused on Randolph and Ella.

Corvette K225

Randolph Scott, Ella Raines and James Brown in a publicity still for Corvette K225 (1943).  As producer, Howard Hawks gave director’s credit to Richard Rosson.  He did the same thing for Christian Nyby on The Thing.

Corvette K225

Ella Raines is surrounded by the Canadian Navy in a publicity still for Corvette K225 (1943). their contemporaneous story during World War II.  That’s Barry Fitzgerald on the far right doing his best Popeye the Sailor impression.  All that’s missing is his can of spinach.

Corvette K225

Barry Fitzgerald, Randolph Scott and James Brown on board Corvette K225 (1943) a Canadian World War II vessel.