Movie Trailer for Operation Pacific (1951) starring John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Scott Forbes, Philip Carey, Paul Picerni, Martin Milner, Jack Pennick directed by George Waggner Movie Review

Operation Pacific (1951)   3/53/53/53/53/5

Trailer for Operation Pacific

For the first half you do wonder where "Operation Pacific" is going as there is very little submarine action, and considering that there is a foreword to the movie paying tribute to the silent service it does feel like it has immediately gone off on a tangent. What we get during this first hour is some opening heroism as Duke helps rescue some Nuns and young children, including a baby which he carries from an island. We do get a little drama aboard the submarine as we discover there are issues with faulty torpedoes and then we are back at Pearl Harbour. And at Pearl Harbour we not only get the submarine crew typically getting into drunken trouble but we also get a romance as Duke tries to persuade his ex wife to try again. As I said it feels like for almost an hour we are getting a movie less about life aboard a submarine and a wartime romantic comedy instead. ... Read Review