Operation Pacific Poster

Release Date: 1951

DVD Release Date: May 13th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
In the South Pacific, submarine officer Duke Gifford (John Wayne) and the crew of the "Thunderfish" are attacked by the Japanese during a rescue mission, and their torpedoes malfunction. Returning safely to Pearl Harbor, Duke meets his ex-wife, Mary (Patricia Neal), who still feels strongly for him but is engaged to a pilot, the brother of Duke's commander, Pop Perry (Ward Bond). Determined to win Mary back, Duke is sidetracked when he and the crew are ordered on a mission with new torpedoes.

Cast: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Scott Forbes, Philip Carey, Paul Picerni, William Campbell, Kathryn Givney

Director: George Waggner

Genres: War

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Gripping, Rivalry, Emotional, Hospital, 1940s, Sacrifice, Rescue, Tense