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Operation Petticoat

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Original title
Operation Petticoat
Year
Running time
124 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin (Story: Paul King, Joseph Stone)
Music
David Rose, Henry Mancini
Cinematography
Russell Harlan
Cast
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Producer
Universal International Pictures (UI) / Granart Company. Producer: Robert Arthur
Genre
Comedy. War | II World War. Submarines
Synopsis / Plot
A submarine newly commissioned is damaged in the opening days of WW II. A captain, looking for a command insists he can get it to a dockyard and captain it. Going slowly to this site, they find a stranded group of Army nurses and must take them aboard. How bad can it get? Trying to get a primer coat on the sub, they have to mix white and red in order to have enough. When forced to flee the dock during an air attack, they find themselves with the world's only Pink submarine, still with 5 women in the tight quarters of a submarine.
Awards
1959: Nominated for Oscar: Best Original Screenplay
1959: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Film - Comedy and Actor (Grant)
1959: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Comedy Screenplay
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