Stand by for Action(Movie, 1942)

1h 49min | Genres: Action, Drama, War, Comedy
Stand by for ActionRating: 3.4/5 (with 44 votes)
Stand By for Action (British title: Cargo of Innocents) is a 1942 American black-and-white U.S. Navy war film from MGM, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, and starring Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, Charles Laughton, Walter Brennan. Marilyn Maxwell made her film debut in this feature. Suggested by a story by Laurence Kirk, and with an original story by Captain Harvey Haislip and R. C. Sherriff, the film's screenplay was written by George Bruce, John L. Balderston, and Herman J. Mankiewicz. ()
Movie poster of Stand by for Action

Where to watch Stand by for Action (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Stand by for Action" is currently available on 2 providers. Stand by for Action can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 49min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 49min
Also available at on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for Stand by for Action

Academy Award for Best Special Effects

About Stand by for Action

U. S. Navy Lieutenant Gregg Masterman, of The Harvard and Boston Back Bay Mastermans, learned about the sea while winning silver cups sailing his yacht. He climbs swiftly in rank, and is now Junior Aide to Rear Admiral Stephen Thomas.

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Trailer for Stand by for Action + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Stand by for Action(Trailer, 2:11)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 5 languages: German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Italian (IT), Russian (RU)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/31/1942
Keywords: u.s. navy

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:188868, Added: 04/23/2018, Last updated: 01/27/2023