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A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis.
Did You Know?
Art directors Carroll Clark
and Albert S. D'Agostino
developed a special "sky and horizon" machine which created the effect of water motion against the horizon. All the sea shots were filmed on land using rocking arc lamps that projected waves on an acre of muslin. See more
In the scene where Kroner speaks with the U-Boat captain about the conditions back in Germany, the roles are reversed. A supply ship would be at sea for many months, and out of touch with home. U-Boats would return to port every couple of months, so a U-Boat commander would be telling the captain of the supply ship about home. See more
Referenced in Moonlight Serenade
Tales from the Vienna Woods
Written by Johann Strauß
Played on a violin by Carl Esmond
aboard ship See more