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The Laugh Parade: Don't Go Near the Water

Synopsis

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Tonight's film in this comedy season stars Glenn Ford, Gia Scala, Anne Francis

The hilarious escapades of a group of Public Relations men armed only with typewriters and vivid imaginations, based on the tropical island of Tulura in World War II, whose duty is to tell the world about a land-locked Navy.
(Philip Jenkinson writes on page 9)

Contributors

Screenplay: Dorothy Kingsley
Screenplay: George Wells
Based on the novel by: William Brinkley
Producer: Lawrence Weingarten
Director: Charles Walters
Lt Max Siegel: Glenn Ford
Melora: Gia Scala
Adam Garrett: Earl Holliman
Lt Alice Tomlen: Anne Francis
Gordon Ripwell: Keenan Wynn
Lt-Cmdr Clinton T Nash: Fred Clark
Deborah Aldrich: Eva Gabor
Ensign Tyson: Russ Tamblyn
Lt Ross Pendleton: Jeff Richards






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