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Stand by for Action (1942) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Z. Leonard

Writing Credits  

Laurence Kirk ... (suggested by a story by)
 
Harvey S. Haislip ... (original story) (as Captain Harvey Haislip) and
R.C. Sherriff ... (original story)
 
George Bruce ... (screenplay) &
John L. Balderston ... (screenplay) and
Herman J. Mankiewicz ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Rear Adm. Stephen Thomas
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Lt. Cmdr. Martin J. Roberts
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Chief Yeoman Henry Johnson
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Audrey Carr
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Cmdr. Stone M.C
Marta Linden ...
Mary Collins
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Chief Boatswain's Mate Jenks
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Capt. Ludlow
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Ensign Lindsay
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Flag Lt. Dudley
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Ensign Martin
Tim Ryan ...
Lt. Tim Ryan
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Lt. (jg) Royce
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Pharmacist's Mate 'Doc' Miller
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Carpenter's Mate 'Chips'
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Susan Garrison
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Chief Quartermaster Rankin
Harry Fleischmann ...
Chief Signalman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Alexander ...
Sailor in Boat (uncredited)
Will Armstrong ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
Wally Cassell ...
Talker (uncredited)
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Talker (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Calvin Emery ...
Lookout (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Senator at Party (uncredited)
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Hank Nels (uncredited)
Hal Le Sueur ...
Lookout (uncredited)
Ralph McCullough ...
Sailor in Boat (uncredited)
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Ship Officer (uncredited)
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Talker (uncredited)
Bea Nigro ...
Senator's Wife (uncredited)
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Jason (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
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Marine Messenger (uncredited)
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Expectant Mother (uncredited)
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'Commander' (uncredited)
Pat West ...
Sailor (uncredited)
Frank Whitbeck ...
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
Douglas Wood ...
Sen. Masterman (uncredited)
Duke York ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Orville O. Dull ... producer
Robert Z. Leonard ... producer

Music by 

Lennie Hayton

Cinematography by 

Charles Rosher ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

George Boemler

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

Edwin B. Willis

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert A. Golden ... assistant director (uncredited)
Horace Hough ... assistant director (uncredited)
Sandy Roth ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Edward G. Boyle ... associate set decorator
Urie McCleary ... associate art director

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director
Michael Steinore ... sound effects (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

A. Arnold Gillespie ... special effects (as Arnold Gillespie)
Donald Jahraus ... special effects (as Don Jahraus)

Visual Effects by 

Max Fabian ... special photographic effects (uncredited)

Location Management 

Wallace Worsley Jr. ... location script clerk (uncredited)

Music Department 

Wally Heglin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leonid Raab ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

H.D. Smith ... technical advisor (as Lieut. Comdr. H.D. Smith USN)
Crew verified as complete

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