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Crest of the Wave (1954)

Seagulls Over Sorrento (original title)
Approved | | Drama, War | 6 December 1954 (USA)
A top secret naval base is located on an island near the coast of Scotland. There, a small group of British naval officers and their staff are joined by an American scientist and his ... See full synopsis »

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A top secret naval base is located on an island near the coast of Scotland. There, a small group of British naval officers and their staff are joined by an American scientist and his assistants to devise a new kid of torpedo... See full synopsis »

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Crest of the Wave  »

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Fredd Wayne's film debut. See more »

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Butch tightens the torpedo bolts by hand in the lab prior to testing. The bolts must be torqued to a specification using a torque wrench, not hand-tightened. See more »

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No Girls in this Picture
13 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Enjoyed the great acting by Gene Kelly playing the role as a Navy Lt."Brad" Bradwell who is a weapons expert in torpedo training and is enlisted by the British Navy to help with a secret mission of completing a powerful torpedo which is fired from a submarine. The British had failed their experiment and lost many men an a submarine, so they decided to work with the United States Navy in trying to complete their mission. The story takes place on a island with British personnel and there are plenty of problems that they all face in trying to get along with each other and the hope for a successful testing of their weapon. Great acting by Gene Kelly who took off his dancing shoes and played a great dramatic role.


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