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Ensign Pulver Details


The crew of the USS Reluctant is at it again in this comedy sequel to . The story opens toward the end of WWII as the great ship drops her cargo at various island bases. Their captain is an unbending tyrant. Young Pulver aspires to become a doctor just like his hero and mentor, the ship's physician. A terrible storm erupts and the ruthless captain is knocked overboard by a rogue wave. Brave Pulver dives over to save the commander and together the two end up stranded on a deserted island. When the captain suddenly doubles over with appendicitis it is up to Pulver to save him via a radio and the ship's doctor's instructions. Fortunately, it all comes out well in the end. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi


Burl Ives
as Captain
Walter Matthau
as Doc
Millie Perkins
as Scotty
Kay Medford
as Head Nurse
Larry Hagman
as Billings
Gerald O'Loughlin
as LaSueur
Al Freeman, Jr.
as Taru
James Coco
as Skouras
Don Dorrell
as Payne
Robert Matek
as Stretch
Diana Sands
as Mila
Joseph Marr
as Dowdy
Robert Walker, Jr.
as Ensign Pulver
Jack Nicholson
as Dolan
George Lindsey
as Lindstrom
James Farentino
as Insigna
George Lindsey
as Lindstrom
Robert Walker, Jr.
as Ensign Pulver
Jack Nicholson
as Dolan


Joshua Logan
Joshua Logan
Joshua Logan
Joshua Logan
Play Author
Thomas Heggen
Play Author
Charles Lawton
George Duning
Composer (Music Score)
Ben Kadish
Associate Producer
William Kiernan
Set Designer