"Operation Petticoat" quotes

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During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.

Director: Blake Edwards
Writer: Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin, Paul King
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, romance, war
Year: 1959
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.3
BoxOffice: $23,300,000
Released: 24 Dec 1959
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 1 win & 5 nominations total

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Cast

Lt. Cmdr. Matt T. Sherman - Cary Grant
Lt. JG Nicholas Holden - Tony Curtis
Lt. Dolores Crandall RN - Joan O'Brien
Lt. Barbara Duran RN - Dina Merrill
Chief Molumphry - Gene Evans
Ens. Stovall - Dick Sargent
Maj. Edna Heywood RN - Virginia Gregg
Capt. J.B. Henderson - Robert F. Simon
Lt. Watson - Robert Gist
Ernest Hunkle - Gavin MacLeod
The Prophet - George Dunn
Harmon - Dick Crockett
Lt. Reid RN - Madlyn Rhue
Lt. Colfax RN - Marion Ross
Sgt. Ramon Gillardo - Clarence Lung
Pharmacist Mate Dooley - Frankie Darro
Reiner - Bob Hoy
Seaman Kraus - Nicky Blair
Williams - John W. Morley
Chief Mechinist's Mate Sam Tostin - Arthur O'Connell
Military Police Sergeant - Hal Baylor
Crewman - William Bryant
Bowman - Bert Byers
Lt. Morrison - Dick Callinan
Col. Higginson - Gordon Casell
Soldier - H. Haile Chace
Fireman Lye - Tony Corrado
Military Policeman - Dale Cummings
Capt. Kress - Francis De Sales
Minor Role - Vince Deadrick Sr.
Navy Chief - Alan Dexter
Welding Seaman - Kirk Douglas
Witch Doctor - Tusi Faiivae
Un-named Colonel in Jeep on Cebu - Paul Frees
Seaman - Bob Gibson
Lt. Col. Simpson - Preston Hanson
Pregnant Filipino Woman - Vi Ingraham
Control Tower Staff - Glenn Jacobson
Military Policeman - Robert Keys
Filipino - Joseph Kim
Minor Role - William Kinney
Lt. Cmdr. Daly - James Lanphier
Adm. Koenig - Nelson Leigh
Filipino Farmer - Leon Lontoc
Chief of Demolition - Alan Scott
Marine Lieutenant - Bob Stratton
Crewman - Nino Tempo
Soldier - Howard Venezia
Petty Officer - Francis L. Ward
Lieutenant - Robert C. Youmans