Operation Pacific

Directed By: George Waggner Starring: John Wayne Patricia Neal

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World War II rages across the Pacific and Lt. Cmdr. Duke E. Gifford is in the thick of it. He evacuates children from enemy-held islands. Oversees the research and development of torpedoes at Pearl Harbor. And prowls the depths in the submarine Thunderfish, hoping for a chance to aim his improved "tin fish"--torpedoes--at the hulls of the enemy fleet. John Wayne brings his man-of-action persona to the role of Gifford in Operation Pacific. "I'm no theory man. I'm a line officer," Gifford barks. He backs it up with a lot of bite in a series of feverish sea battles. Yet he's also a man of heart with a loving wife in the home port (fellow Academy Award winner Patricia Neal). Ret. Vice Adm. Charles Lockwood, commander of all of U.S. Pacific submarines, was technical advisor for this rough-and-ready adventure packing real you-are-there thrills!


Studio Warner
SKU 40218625
UPC 085392432721
UPC 14 00085392432721
Format DVD
Release Date 2/8/2005
Rating NR
Love Story
Theatrical Release
World War II
Editors Note
Note World War II serves as the backdrop for this undersea tale, which dramatizes the adventures and crises encountered by seamen aboard a naval submarine. At the center of this story is the continuing love affair between a naval officer (John Wayne) and a nurse (Patricia Neal) -- who are divorced from each other.
Plot Summary
Summary Overzealous John Wayne is ultradedicated to his Navy command during World War II, but Patricia Neal wants to change that as his love interest.
George Waggner
John Wayne
Patricia Neal
Cast & Crew
John Wayne - Actor
Martin Milner - Actor
Patricia Neal - Actor
Paul Picerni - Actor
Philip Carey - Actor
Scott Forbes - Actor
Ward Bond - Actor
Bert Glennon - Cinematography
George Waggner - Director
Max Steiner - Musical Score
Louis F. Edelman - Producer
George Waggner - Writer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1951
Catalog ID 24327
UPC 00085392432721
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 110 minutes
Color B&W
Original Language English
Available Subtitles English, French, Indonesian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Mandarin
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide ...WW2 action scenes are taut...

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