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Sealed Cargo (1951)

 -  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 (as J. M. Kerrigan)
Arthur Shields ...
Kevin Dolan
Morgan Farley ...
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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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whaler | u boat | passenger | german | voyage | See more »

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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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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

When the vessel is sighted, a crewman calls out, " Schooner dead ahead". As the vessel is square rigged, it cannot be a schooner which is fore and aft rigged. No Grand Banks fisherman would ever have made this error because schooners made up a large part of that fishing fleet. See more »

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Opening Credits: FOREWARD When war engulfs the world, giant forces are marshalled for conflict. Smashing victories are won and heroes are heralded far and wide. Often forgotten are the small victories, the acts of great personal courage by little people. This is the story of one small victory in World War II. See more »

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one-sided, but has its moments
29 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a low budget espionage action-thriller about a fisher boat that gets involved with the smuggling of bombs by the Nazis. The movie feels as if it comes straight from the RKL assembly line, but has indeed a bit of of flair due to the tension and action that kept me glued to my seat. The story is a bit one-sided since there's not much more than the action and espionage intrigue. Little time has been made free for romance for example. So, a B-movie that is not too corny and with a bit of flair. * 1/2 out of ****.


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