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Operation Petticoat

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
Lieutenant Commander Matt Sherman (Cary Grant) is in charge of the submarine "Sea Tiger," which was badly damaged at a Philippine shipyard by a Japanese air raid. Seeking to make sail before an oncoming invasion, Sherman enlists the help of newly transferred Lieutenant Nick Holden (Tony Curtis) to use his talents as a con artist to procure the needed supplies. Once they're underway, Sherman evacuates a group of beautiful nurses, but can't find anyone who will take them off his hands.

Cast: Cary Grant , Tony Curtis , Dina Merrill , Joan O'Brien , Arthur O'Connell , Gene Evans , Richard Sargent , Virginia Gregg

Director: Blake Edwards

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Operation Petticoat (1959)

Release Date: December 5th, 1959|2 hr. 4 min.

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