Stand By for Action

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This patriotic WW II-era war adventure tells the tale of how experience with the realities of battle knock an arrogant and elitist Naval Reserve officer off his fancy pedestal and into the fray with his men, thereby forging him into a true hero.


Robert Taylor
as Lt. Gregg Masterman
Charles Laughton
as Rear Adm. Stephen Thomas
Brian Donlevy
as Lieut. Cmdr. Martin J. Roberts
Walter Brennan
as Chief Yeoman Henry Johnson
Marilyn Maxwell
as Audrey Carr
Henry O'Neill
as Cmdr. Stone
Marta Linden
as Mary Collins
Chill Wills
as Chief Boatswain's Mate Jenks
Douglass Dumbrille
as Capt. Ludlow
Richard Quine
as Ens. Lindsay
William Tannen
as Flag Lt. Dudley
Dick Simmons
as Lt. Royce
Douglas Fowley
as Ens. Martin
Tim Ryan
as Lt. Tim Ryan
Richard Simmons
as Lt. Royce
Byron Foulger
as Pharmacist's Mate `Doc' Miller
Hobart Cavanaugh
as Carpenter's Mate `Chips'
Inez Cooper
as Susan Garrison
Ben Welden
as Chief Quartermaster Rankin
Harry Fleischmann
as Chief Signalman
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