Made during World War II, this chronicles a voyage of a U.S. submarine on a secret mission to the very shores of Japan. Much of the film is spent developing the cast of characters that populate the sub. Written by
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Explosive ! . . . And As Big As The Broad Pacific !
Did You Know?
As the Copperfin enters Tokyo Bay following the crippled cruiser, the skipper orders the boat to rise to 60 feet, then 45 feet ("keel depth")be sure to clear the torpedo net. However, the shots of the submarine never show any changes in depth. At "keel depth", the top of the conning tower would be nearly breaking the surface. See more
[Tom Adams has just been chided for mistaking a common seabird for an incoming bomber while he was on lookout watch; this forced the 'Copperfin' to make a needless emergency dive
That's all right, son. I'd rather submerge for one hundred birds, than NOT submerge for one plane.
Thank you, sir.
Night and Day
Written by Cole Porter
Played when Wolf tells his story See more