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?
The 'Hollywood Reporter' of 3 December 1943 announced that this movie's World Premiere in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was a Charity Benefit to aid crippled children. See more
At the beginning of the mission, Cassidy gathers the crew and tells them to "gather round". They break ranks and form a crowd around Cassidy. When they are dismissed after his speech, they are shown in ranks again. See more
[passing out Christmas presents, reading the labels
'For Pills, the Pharmacist's Mate, a mournful knell; he dropped his vitamins down the periscope well!'
[all hands laugh
'The new kid forward is wiser but sadder... since he stepped on the skipper coming down the ladder!'
Hey, I apologized!
'On Wolf's grave a wreath is laid, since he tangled his line with that chambermaid!'
[more laughter as Wolf opens his present
[pulling out a skimpy nightie
Aww, you shoulda had it filled!
America, the Beautiful
Music by Samuel A. Ward
In the score near the end See more