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Crest of the Wave (1954)

Seagulls Over Sorrento (original title)
Approved | | Drama, War | 6 December 1954 (USA)
A Navy lieutenant is borrowed by the British to supervise torpedo experiments after one of their scientists is killed.

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Lt. 'Brad' Bradville (USN)
John Justin ...
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Ray Jackson ...
Fredd Wayne ...
Seaman N. Sam 'Shorty' Kaminsky (USN)
Patrick Barr ...
Cmdr. Sinclair
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A Navy lieutenant is borrowed by the British to supervise torpedo experiments after one of their scientists is killed.

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Crest of the Wave  »

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A rejected score was composed by Hans May. 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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Clunky, dull, pointless pulp
11 December 2012 | by (Menmuir, Scotland) – See all my reviews

I would love to have seen the looks on faces of cinema goers as they came out from watching this film back in 1954 - I suspect it would have been a mixture of wonderment at why the film was made, amazement that Gene Kelly couldn't act his way out of a paper bag, curiosity to know if a contract has been taken out on the script writer, and suicidal depression at having spent time and money going in the door in the first place. I have given this one point above the worst possible score as I am sure it had honorable aspirations i.e. to reflect the commitment of brave men during the war. But to be sure, this was no Dam Busters!!


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