Rough, Tough and Ready

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Rough, Tough and Ready
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Directed by Del Lord
Written by Edward T. Lowe Jr.
Produced by Alexis Thurn-Taxis
Cinematography George Meehan
Edited by Richard Fantl
Music by Marlin Skiles
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
March 22, 1945
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States
Language English

Rough, Tough and Ready is a 1945 American war comedy drama film directed by Del Lord and starring Chester Morris, Victor McLaglen and Jean Rogers. It aimed to replicate the success of the series of buddy films that McLaglen had previously starred in with Edmund Lowe. [1]


The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Holscher.


A deep sea diver running a maritime salvage company enlists after the Attack on Pearl Harbor. He enjoys a playful rivalry with his best friend over women, particularly concerning the joint owner of the salvage company who has joined the WACs.

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  1. Shull p.406