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Director:
Writers:
Jo Swerling (screenplay)
W.R. Burnett (original story)
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Release Date:
1943 (UK) See more »
Tagline:
Tyrone Power -- Leading a reckless crew on the war's most daring mission! Battling death in a depth-bombed submarine! Blasting Nazis on a bold Commando raid! Finding love in precious, stolen moments! Crashing his way to unforgettable glory in...
Plot:
A submarine lieutenant and his commander fall in love with the same girl. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Tyrone Power ... Lt. Ward Stewart (as Tyrone Power U.S.M.C.R.)

Anne Baxter ... Jean Hewlett

Dana Andrews ... Lt. Cmdr. Dewey Connors

James Gleason ... Chief Mike 'Mac' McDonnell

Dame May Whitty ... Grandmother

Harry Morgan ... Brownie (as Henry Morgan)
Ben Carter ... Oliver Cromwell Jones
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fred Aldrich ... German Seaman (uncredited)

Stanley Andrews ... Shipwrecked Captain (uncredited)
John Archer ... Curly Bowman (uncredited)
David Bacon ... Lieutenant (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ... Angry Man at Hotel Registration Desk (uncredited)
Lulu Mae Bohrman ... (uncredited)
Dorothy Brent ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Frederic Brunn ... Q Boat Lieutenant (uncredited)
Paul E. Burns ... Simmons - Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Harry Carter ... Sailor (uncredited)
Gene Collins ... Boy in Lifeboat (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Frank Conroy ... Capt. Bryson (uncredited)
Frank Dawson ... Henry the Butler (uncredited)
James Eagles ... Officer (uncredited)
Edward Earle ... Wreckage Victim (uncredited)
Chester Gan ... Lee Wong (uncredited)

Charley Grapewin ... Pop (uncredited)
Thurston Hall ... Senator from Texas (uncredited)
Sally Harper ... Teenage Student (uncredited)
George Holmes ... Crew Member (uncredited)
Kathleen Howard ... Miss Bromley (uncredited)
Sue Jolley ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Florence Lake ... Doris - Jean's Roommate (uncredited)
Peter Leeds ... Shore Police (uncredited)
Trudy Marshall ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Leila McIntyre ... Senator's Wife (uncredited)
Betty McKinney ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart ... Sailor (uncredited)
Edward McWade ... Crony (uncredited)
James Metcalf ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Hans Moebus ... German Officer (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer ... Man at Hotel Registration Desk (uncredited)
John Mylong ... Captain of Submarine (uncredited)
Netta Packer ... Mother (uncredited)
Tom Quinn ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Otto Reichow ... German Signalman (uncredited)

Gene Rizzi ... Seaman Rizzi (uncredited)
Lionel Royce ... German Q-Boat Commander (uncredited)
Floyd Shackelford ... Porter (uncredited)
Paul Stanton ... Officer (uncredited)
Charles Tannen ... Seaman Hammond (uncredited)
Ruth Thomas ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Sigfrid Tor ... German Soldier (uncredited)
Nicholas Vehr ... Russian Officer (uncredited)
Hans von Morhart ... Y Gun Operator (uncredited)
Minor Watson ... Adm. Bob Stewart (uncredited)
Cecil Weston ... Woman (uncredited)
Bruce Wong ... First Waiter (uncredited)
William Yetter Sr. ... Tanker Lieutenant (uncredited)

Directed by
Archie Mayo 
 
Writing credits
Jo Swerling (screenplay)

W.R. Burnett (original story)

Produced by
Milton Sperling .... producer
William Goetz .... executive producer (uncredited)
Lee S. Marcus .... producer (uncredited)
Darryl F. Zanuck .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
David Buttolph 
 
Cinematography by
Leon Shamroy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ray Curtiss 
Walter Thompson 
 
Art Direction by
Richard Day 
Wiard Ihnen  (as Wiard B. Ihnen)
 
Set Decoration by
Paul S. Fox (set decorations)
Thomas Little (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Earl Luick (costumes)
 
Makeup Department
Guy Pearce .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Otto Brower .... second unit director (uncredited)
Arthur Jacobson .... assistant director (uncredited)
F.E. 'Johnny' Johnston .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
James Curtis Havens .... location art director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bernard Freericks .... sound
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound (as Roger Heman)
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
E. Truman Joiner .... key grip (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sam Benson .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Emil Newman .... musical director
Maurice De Packh .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Alfred Newman .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
George Parrish .... orchestrator (uncredited)
David Raksin .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Conrad Salinger .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Henri Jaffa .... associate Technicolor director
Natalie Kalmus .... Technicolor director
M.K. Kirkpatrick .... technical adviser (as M.K. Kirkpatrick Commander U.S.N.)
William Calkins .... technical advisor (uncredited)
Edward Ludwig .... fill-in director (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
106 min
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Language:
Color:
Black and White (1956 reissue) | Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Australia:G (original rating) | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-16 | Netherlands:12 | UK:U | USA:Not Rated (DVD Rating) | USA:Approved (MPPDA rating: certificate #8371) | USA:TV-PG (tv rating)

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Trivia:
This movie's closing credits feature an advertisement for the World War II USA war effort at the end of the credits roll. It states: "FOR VICTORY U.S. WAR BONDS AND STAMPS BUY YOURS IN THIS THEATRE"See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the PT boat is rescuing survivors and they spot a U-boat, the young boy who was being hauled aboard the PT boat is wearing a life-jacket. The close up in the next shot shows Lt Stewart lifting the boy up to put him back in the lifeboat. The boy is no longer wearing the life-jacket. In the following shot, as Lt. Stewart completes putting him back into the lifeboat, the boy is again wearing the life-jacket.See more »
Quotes:
Jean Hewlett:That isn't gold on your uniform - it's brass!See more »
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Soundtrack:
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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Average, 9 August 2004
Author: ginger_sonny from London, England

Three-way submarine drama following an ambitious navy officer (Tyrone Power) who falls for a schoolteacher (Anne Baxter) prior to leaving for a mission aboard a submarine bound for German targets. He is unaware that she is the sweetheart of Dewey Connors (Dana Andrews) who is about to become his commanding officer. Engaging wartime adventure blending romance and action, with Oscar-winning special effects.

Summary: Simple premise Impressive special effects Decent acting An interesting study of propaganda in film

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