Coral Key is still being threatened with closure, as Congresswoman Helen Browning (Margaret Hayes) remains unconvinced it's worth the tax money needed to keep the park running. Old "Hap" Gorman (Andy Devine), who had written the Congresswoman, shows her around town; he hopes she will change her mind about closing the park, and turning Flipper over to scientific experimenters. Although is goes against Ricks (Brian Kelly)'s orders, Sandy (Luke Halpin) takes the woman on an undersea tour of the park, where he and Flipper save her from shark attack. While Sandy takes Ms. Browning scuba diving, Bud (Tommy Norden) loses control of their boat, explaining, "The wind just blew me away!" It's an approaching hurricane. Bud and Flipper must rescue Sandy and Browning and, Ricks and Hap must rescue them all before the hurricane hits!
Thus concludes a "two part" story. Mr. Devine's "Hap" proves himself up to the task, actually showing some of the courage frequently mentioned in his "tall tales". Barbara Feldon, prominent in "part one", is seen only briefly, this time. Sandy's undersea tour is nice, and the decision to disobey his father due to his love of the park worked out well, in the end.
***** Lady and the Dolphin, pt 2 (12/12/64) Ricou Browning ~ Luke Halpin, Tommy Norden, Andy Devine
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