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Stand by for Action DVD

SKU ID #373414

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  • Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 109 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Studio: Warner Archives
  • DVD Release Date: June 14, 2012
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Mono
Not long after Pearl Harbor, the U.S. scrambles for ships to put to sea – ships like the dry-docked WWI destroyer Warren. An “old Noah’s Ark,” scoffs Lt. Gregg Masterman (Robert Taylor), a Harvard-schooled Bostonian ensconced in a cushy desk job. Care to guess who will be volunteered to be the aged ship’s executive officer? The character of a callow young man who ultimately proves his worth is one Taylor had played before, notably in A Yank at Oxford and Flight Command. A stellar cast – Charles Laughton, Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan – joins him in a tale that veers into comic waters (the crew become awkward caretakers of a bevy of infants rescued at sea) before steaming full ahead into the strategies and salvos of fiery battle action in the Pacific. Taylor would actually serve as a Navy Air Corps flight instructor during the war. Lovely Marilyn Maxwell, who debuts here, would entertain troops as a member of Bob Hope’s USO tours.


**Please be aware that this is a manufactured on demand disc that was created using a DVD-R disc. It should play in all standard DVD players.