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Sealed Cargo (1951)

Approved  |   |  Drama, War  |  19 May 1951 (USA)
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During the war off Nova Scotia a fishing boat comes across a badly damaged Danish schooner with only the captain aboard after it has apparently been shelled by a German U-boat. Not ... See full summary »

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Pat Bannon
Carla Balenda ...
Margaret McLean
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Capt. Skalder
Philip Dorn ...
Konrad
Onslow Stevens ...
Cmdr. James McLean
Skip Homeier ...
Steve
Eric Feldary ...
Holger
J.M. Kerrigan ...
Skipper Ben
Arthur Shields ...
Kevin Dolan
Morgan Farley ...
Caleb
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During the war off Nova Scotia a fishing boat comes across a badly damaged Danish schooner with only the captain aboard after it has apparently been shelled by a German U-boat. Not realising the sinister real purpose of the larger boat, the fishermen agree to tow it into an isolated harbour. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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SAVAGE PASSIONS aflame in the North Atlantic! Unleashed by treachery...hate...violence!

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Drama | War

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Release Date:

19 May 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cargamento blindado  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Most navy convoys supplying Britain during world war two were formed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and crossed the Atlantic under constant threat posed by German U-boats. See more »

Goofs

A crewman states that the mystery vessel must be Danish because the only remaining square riggers are Danish. In fact, Germany also had square rigged ships during this period. One became the American Coast Guard "Eagle" and one the Russian "Tovarisch" as war prizes taken following World War II. See more »

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Opening credits prologue: GLOUCESTER, MASS. 1943 See more »

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Better than average war thriller
30 October 2003 | by (China) – See all my reviews

It was just on tv yesterday. Quite well cast and acted, and a good storyline too. A couple of gaping holes in the script (do trawlers fish singly?) but not entirely implausible. Apart from the female lead wearing a white coat and a white sweater on a fishing boat, and it staying white.


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