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Set during WW II, this film casts [[Performer~P116130~John Wayne~johnwayne]] as Duke Gifford, two-fisted submarine commander. [[Performer~P52027~Patricia Neal~patricianeal]] co-stars as Mary Stuart, Duke's former wife. Duke's hopes of staging a reconciliation are constantly interrupted by a series of life-threatening circumstances, capped by the rescue of a group of orphans from a Japanese-held island. Featured in the cast are old [[Performer~P116130~John Wayne~johnwayne]] cronies [[Performer~P7236~Ward Bond~wardbond]] and [[Performer~P106037~Jack Pennick~jackpennick]], as well as TV's future Jim Bowie, [[Performer~P24193~Scott Forbes~scottforbes]]. Operation Pacific might prove a fascinating companion feature to 1964's [[Feature~V24497~In Harm's Way~inharmsway]], which reteamed [[Performer~P116130~John Wayne~johnwayne]] and [[Performer~P52027~Patricia Neal~patricianeal]] in another WW II Navy yarn. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

John Wayne
as Cmdr. "Duke" Gifford
Patricia Neal
as Mary Stuart
Ward Bond
as Capt. "Pop" Perry
Philip Carey
as Bob Perry
Paul Picerni
as Jonesy
Kathryn Givney
as Cmdr. Steele
Martin Milner
as Caldwell
Cliff Clark
as Comsubpac
Jack Pennick
as The Chief
Virginia Brissac
as Sister Anne
Vincent Fotre
as Soundman
Louis Mosconi
as Radarman
Bob Carson
as Torpedo Officer
Ray Hyke
as Talker
Dick Wessel
as Mess Sergeant
Bob Nash
as Quartermaster
Al Kikume
as Hawaiian
Carleton Young
as Instructor
Gayle Kellogg
as Herbie
James Flavin
as Mick, Shore Patrol commander
Richard Loo
as Japanese Flyer
Keith Larsen
Steve Wayne
as Rafferty
Harry Lauter
as Freddie
Carl Saxe
as Shore Patrolman
Harlan Warde
as Admiral's aide
Gail Davis
as Virginia Blithe
Milburn Stone
as Ground Control Officer

Crew

George Waggner
Director
George Waggner
Screenwriter
Bert Glennon
Cinematographer
Max Steiner
Composer (Music Score)
Alan Crosland, Jr.
Editor
Gordon Bau
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