Stand by for Action 79 years old

The mightiest naval drama of all time!

Stand by for Action

U. S. Navy Lieutenant Gregg Masterman, of The Harvard and Boston Back Bay Mastermans, learned about the sea while winning silver cups sailing his yacht. He climbs swiftly in rank, and is now Junior Aide to Rear Admiral Stephen Thomas.

Credits

Stand by for Action Cast

Name Character
Brian Donlevy He was 41, 71 years old when he died as Lieut. Cmdr. Martin Roberts
Byron Foulger He was 43, 70 years old when he died as Pharmacist's Mate 'Doc' Miller
Charles Laughton He was 43, 63 years old when he died as Rear Admiral Stephen Thomas
Marilyn Maxwell She was 21, 50 years old when she died as Audrey Carr
William Tannen He was 31, 65 years old when he died as Flag Lt. Dudley
Robert Taylor He was 31, 57 years old when he died as Lieut. Gregg Masterman
Douglas Fowley He was 31, 86 years old when he died as Ensign Martin
Walter Brennan He was 48, 80 years old when he died as Chief Yeoman Henry Johnson
Chill Wills He was 40, 76 years old when he died as Mate Jenks, Chef-Bootsmann
Richard Quine He was 22, 68 years old when he died as Ensign Lindsay
Tim Ryan He was 30, 16 years old when he died as Lt. Tim Ryan
Douglass Dumbrille He was 53, 84 years old when he died as Capt. Ludlow
Dick Simmons He was 29, 89 years old when he died as Lt. (jg) Royce
Marta Linden She was 39, 87 years old when she died as Mary Collins
Henry O'Neill He was 51, 69 years old when he died as Cmdr. Stone M.C

Stand by for Action Crew

Name Department
John L. Balderston as Screenplay. He was 53 (64) years old when He died Writing
Charles Rosher as Director of Photography. He was 57 (88) years old when He died Camera
R.C. Sherriff as Original Story. He was 46 (79) years old when He died Writing
George Bruce as Screenplay. He was 44 (76) years old when He died Writing
Robert Z. Leonard as Director. He was 53 (78) years old when He died Directing
Harvey S. Haislip as Original Story. He was 53 (89) years old when He died Writing
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Stand by for Action (79 years)

The mightiest naval drama of all time!

  • Release day: Thursday, December 31, 1942
  • Runtime: 109 minutes