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Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat(1959)

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  • Nurse Barbara (Dina Merrill), the love interest for 'Curtis, Tony' ' character, was played in the 1977 remake by Curtis' daughter, Jamie Lee Curtis.
  • There actually was a pink submarine in the south-west pacific early in the war, for the reason described in the movie.
  • The bizarre case of the rejected requisition for toilet paper actually happened to the submarine, USS Skipjack and a sarcastic letter, in reply, was sent to the Naval Supply Officer at Mare Island, CA.


  • Holz (2007-11-20)

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    Tony Curtis admired Cary Grant, and joined the U.S. Navy after seeing Grant in the movie "Destination Tokyo".

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