When Coast Guard Commander arrives at his actress girlfriend's yacht he find the owner killed, contraband seal skins, and no girlfriend.

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Bob Randall
Nan Grey ...
Connie Dawson
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Lieut. Commander Mays
Fuzzy Knight ...
Hogan
Russell Hicks ...
Phil Morgan
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Commander Mays
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Marie
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Nick Austin
Ernest Hilliard ...
Reggie Winton
George Humbert ...
Johnny 'Hop-Scotch'
Ethan Laidlaw ...
Louie
Chester Gan ...
Oil
Cy Kendall ...
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Harrison Greene ...
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Bob Randall, temporarily in command of the Coast Guard vessel Niobe, expects a promotion and the captaincy of his ship. Instead, he is replaced by Lieutenant Mays, son of the area commander. Mays is afflicted with a fear of the sea, although he has served well in Coast Guard aviation. His father, however, thinks Mays can overcome his fear by taking command of the Niobe. When seal poachers kidnap Bob Randall's girlfriend Connie, Bob and Mays disagree about the proper means of rescuing her and capturing the seal poachers. When Mays's inexperience and phobia foil their attempts at rescue, Bob comes up with his own plan. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The Heroic Adventures Of The Coast Guard! See more »

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28 September 1936 (USA)  »

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Casey of the Coast Guard  »

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John Wayne Universal action film
25 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

I believe this is the first Wayne film for Universal. As such, not bad for its type. Low budget hurts but it does move along well. Why aren't these older Wayne films run on television?


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