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Operation Petticoat (1959)

Operation Petticoat
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7.3 IMDB rating
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Cary Grant Cary Grant
Lt. Cmdr. Matt T. Sherman
Tony Curtis Tony Curtis
Lt. JG Nicholas Holden
Joan O Joan O'Brien
Lt. Dolores Crandall RN
Dina Merrill Dina Merrill
Lt. Barbara Duran RN
Gene Evans Gene Evans
Chief Molumphry
Dick Sargent Dick Sargent
Ens. Stovall
Virginia Gregg Virginia Gregg
Maj. Edna Heywood RN
Robert F. Simon Robert F. Simon
Capt. J.B. Henderson


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Stanley Shapiro Stanley Shapiro
(screenplay) and
Maurice Richlin Maurice Richlin
(screenplay)


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Operation Petticoat Review

10 years, 4 months ago at Mar 7 2:09
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Tony Curtis and Cary Grant go together like pie and mash (or something more American....a burger and fries?).

Anyway, it’s not often that I would recommend a film due to performances alone...this does have a light hearted and funny plot, but that pales in comparison to Grant and Curtis' performances.

As usual Tony Curtis plays his ladies man role, while Grant deli... read more
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World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of army nurses.
Release date: 14 December 1959
Tags: Comedy (10), Submarine (6), 1950s (5), WWII (5), Cary Grant (4), 1959 (4), Romance (4), War (4), Usa (3), Navy (3), Boat (3), Torpedo (2), Sinking (2), Bra (2), Truck (2), Drama (2), Ww2 (2), Japan (2), World War II (2), World War 2 (2)
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" 10.9 In a supply depleted American forces in the South Pacific during WWII, the crew of a submarine hustle and bustle to survive including making do with a pink coat of paint. Cary Grant and Tony Curtis display their trademark comedic style as naval officers who has to contend with the arrival of enlisted female in uniform making life inside the sub a nightmare (or a treat). "


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