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
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Explosive ! . . . And As Big As The Broad Pacific !
Did You Know?
Before disarming the bomb, Tommy (Robert Hutton
) tells the captain that his nickname back home was "Slim". Hutton was also nicknamed "Slim" in the movie Hollywood Canteen
(1944). See more
In a fleet boat, there are at least 3 compartments (motor room, engine room, and after battery) between the after torpedo room and the control room. But in the flooded after torpedo room scene, when water is being emptied into the next compartment, the camera pans to give a look into that compartment, and we see the Captain, leaning on the chart table in the control room. See more
Worker on Golden Gate Bridge
[as the USS Copperfin, returning from its perilous mission, transits beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, inbound for San Francisco
Hey Eddie, ya' think that sub saw any action?
Other worker on Golden Gate Bridge
Nah... Probably just out for a couple of practice dives.
Edited into Up Periscope
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