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Wake Me When It's Over(1960)

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Brief Synopsis

A WW II veteran is sent back into the service due to some bureaucratic mistake. It is peace-time, and he''s shipped off to a remote South Pacific island Naval radar station, where all the servicemen there are so bored and eccentric that he concocts an idea that they should turn the island into a resort.

Cast & Crew

Mervyn LeRoy Director
Ernie Kovacs Capt. Charles Stark
Margo Moore Lt. Nora McKay
Jack Warden Doc Dave Farrington
Nobu McCarthy Ume Tanaka
Dick Shawn Gus Brubaker
Don Knotts Sgt. Warren
Robert Strauss Sam Weiscoff
Noreen Nash Marge Brubaker
Parley Baer Col. Archie Hollingsworth
Robert Emhardt Joab Martinson
Marvin Kaplan Hap Cosgrove
Tommy Nishimura Pvt. Jim Harigawa

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 8 Apr 1960
Release Date:  1960 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Mervyn LeRoy Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  126 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • wake me when it's over

    kevin sellers 2019-02-03

    This film has a great Late Eisenhower look to it, courtesy of the team of LeRoy and Shamroy, but Richard Breen's screenplay, alas, is redolent of the... MORE>

  • Wake When It's Over

    Kent Hughes 2014-05-29

    The first time I saw this movie (on TCM I Believe) I became an instant Ernie Kovac fan. I thought it was a very funny movie and would love to see it again... MORE>

  • one of Ernie Kovacs,finest movies

    aaron 2012-05-20

    I watched this movie several years ago and have been looking for it ever sense, Its a brilliant post war comedy, on level with jack lemmon's Mad Ball.... MORE>