City Beneath the Sea (1953)

Passed  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  11 March 1953 (USA)
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Two American divers are distracted by fair ladies and skulduggery while trying to salvage a gold ship off Jamaica.



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Complete credited cast:
Terry McBride
Tony Bartlett
Suzan Ball ...
Venita aka Mary Lou Beetle
George Mathews ...
Capt. Meade aka Ralph Sorensen
Karel Stepanek ...
Dwight Trevor
Hilo Hattie ...
Mama Mary
Lalo Rios ...
John Warburton ...
Captain Clive
Peter Mamakos ...
Captain Pedro Mendoza
Barbara Morrison ...
Madame Cecile
LeRoi Antoine ...
Calypso singer
Leon Lontoc ...
Marya Marco ...
Half caste woman


Divers Brad and Tony arrive in Jamaica to attempt salvage of the "Lady Luck," sunk with all hands and a million in gold. They charter a boat, "American Beauty," skippered by attractive Terry McBride, but cannot find the ship. But there's more to the "Lady Luck" than meets the eye, and undersea skullduggery forms a counterpoint to Brad's romance with Terry, and Tony's with cabaret singer Venita. Written by Rod Crawford <>

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Fabulous Lost World -- at the Bottom of the Sea!


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Release Date:

11 March 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Stadt unter dem Meer  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Brad Carlton: You'd better wake up, get your mind off money. Think of something constructive, like dames.
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Referenced in Dragnet: The Big Hit-Run Killer (1954) See more »


Written and Performed by LeRoi Antoine
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Look for the bar scene
27 January 1999 | by (TOKYO) – See all my reviews

This movie is pretty run of the mill under water sea adventure stuff , very typical of the era .The best scene however is in the tropical bar.Who ever chose or built the set did a great job.The bamboo theme, national geographic erotica style is unfortunately a thing of the past.Why the hell can't we have really cool bars like this to go to .At least a half decent joint where you can throw on a pair of old service chinos and a cool hawaiian shirt, drink rum colas and check out the dames!If anybody knows places like this let me know!

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