Lieutenant Joe Rossi is 1st Officer on a Liberty Ship in a great convoy bound from Halifax to Murmansk. After German subs crushed the convoy his ship loses the convoy and is heading alone to Murmansk. In spite of attacks by German planes and subs he get the ship safely to Murmansk... Written by
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Warner Bros. thunderous story of the men of the merchant marine!
Did You Know?
At the end of the movie, Humphrey Bogart
says, "I'm just thinking about the trip back." This is a double entendre. On the one hand it means the voyage back home may encounter rough seas and/or weather, but there is also an interpretation relating to Russians seen rejoicing at the end of this picture. Bogart does not return their friendly advances and remains quiet and a seaman asks why. The "I'm just thinking about the trip back" line can be considered a reference to having to deal with the Russian comrades, something which is ironic considering the film does have pro-unionist and left-wing political dialogue elements in the script. This line was cut out of the movie often when it played on television in America. See more
Harness support cables are visible when Jarvis abandons ship and climbs down the knotted rope. See more
More than a hundred men must have shipped out today.
Night and Day
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Julie Bishop
(dubbed by Martha Mears
) See more