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Stand By For Action DVD
Stand By For Action

Stand By For Action

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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 Noahs Ark, scoffs Lt. Gregg Masterman (Robert Taylor), a Harvard-schooled Bostonian ensconced in a cushy desk job. Care toguess who will be volunteered to be the aged ships 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 Hopes 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.
Title: Stand By For Action
Genre: War-World War II
Starring: Robert Taylor, Charles Laughton, Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Marilyn Maxwell, Douglass Dumbrille, William Tannen, Douglas Fowley, Tim Ryan, Dick Simmons
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Studio: Warner Archives
Attributes: Manufactured on Demand, Full Frame, Mono Sound
Release Date: 6/14/2012
Original Year: 1942
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 883316499771
Item #: 295882X

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