The $10 Ted borrows from Gunny would equate to over $185 in 2019.
I understand you were born in Brooklyn.
Gunny Saks: Yes, sir.
Captain Dingby: What part?
Gunny Saks: All of me.
The opening scene is set aboard a submarine entering New York Harbor while submerged at periscope depth. Her skipper would have brought her in while surfaced - the risk of collision in a busy port is substantial.
Opening credits are shown over a female figure tap-dancing on stage.