Stand By for Action is a 1942 war film directed by Robert Z. Leonard, starring Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy and Charles Laughton and featuring Walter Brennan. 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. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Special Effects. During World War II, well-connected, Harvard-educated Lieutenant Gregg Masterman enjoys his cushy posting as junior aide to Rear Admiral Stephen "Old...
|Release date:||December 31, 1942|
|Directed by:||Robert Z. Leonard|
|Producer:||Robert Z. Leonard, Orville O. Dull|
|Music by:||Lennie Hayton|
|Screenplay by:||George Bruce, John L. Balderston, Herman J. Mankiewicz|