ABC Movie of the Week/Assault on the Wayne

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Assault on the Wayne
Airdate January 12, 1971
Writer(s) Jackson Gillis
Director Marvin J. Chomsky
Network ABC
Style 90-minute action military thriller drama
Company Paramount Television
Origin USA

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Assault on the Wayne (1971) is a TV movie about a submarine captain who becomes sick just as his sub is under attack. It aired as part of the ABC Movie of the Week.

Cast: Joseph Cotten (Admiral), Lloyd Haynes (Lieutenant Dave Burston), Dewey Martin (Skip Langley), Leonard Nimoy (Commander Phil Kettenring), William Windom (Captain Frank Reardon), Keenan Wynn (Orville Kelly), Malachi Throne (Dr. Dykers), Sam Elliott (Ensign William "Bill" Sandover), Ivor Barry (Donald Ellington), Ron Masak (CPO Corky Schmidt), Gordon Hoban (Second Karp), Lee Stanley (Lieutenant Manners), David Thorpe (Lieutenant Benson), Henry Olek (Cab Driver), Dale Tarter (Clarence W. Karp), Jim Beach (Radar Operator), John Winston (English Scientist), Larry McCormick (Radio Operator), Paul Sears (Paine), Ellen Tucker (Mrs. Karp), Bill Keller (Shore Patrolman), Bobby Herbeck (Sonarman), Bo Johnson (Seaman)


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