Stand by for Action 1942 DVD - Robert Taylor / Charles Laughton
During WW2, two Navy officers take command of an obsolete, World War I-vintage, destroyer that is assigned to convoy-escort duty in the Japanese-controlled waters of the South Pacific.
Robert Taylor as Lieutenant Gregg Masterman
Charles Laughton as Rear Admiral Stephen Thomas
Brian Donlevy as Lieutenant Commander Martin J. Roberts
Walter Brennan as Chief Yeoman Henry Johnson
Marilyn Maxwell as Audrey Carr (her screen debut)
Henry O'Neill as Commander Stone M.C.
Marta Linden as Mary Collins
Chill Wills as Chief Boatswain's Mate Jenks
Douglass Dumbrille as Captain Ludlow
Runtime: 109 Minutes