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 operation of the submarine as shown in this movie was so accurate that the Navy used it as a training film during World War II. See more
On more then one occasion the submarine is referred to as a ship, once by the captain himself; submarines are always, always referred to as boats. Never as ships; this is still true even as of 2013. 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.
Featured in Operation Pacific
The Japanese Sandman
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Ray Egan
Sung and Played when the captain is about to inform his officers of their orders See more