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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. Roger Wharton
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Seaman 'Lofty' Turner
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Seaman D. 'Butch' Clelland (USN)
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Seaman Charlie 'Badge' Badger
Patric Doonan ...
Petty Officer Herbert
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Seaman 'Sprog' Sims
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Seaman N. Sam 'Shorty' Kaminsky (USN)
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Cmdr. Sinclair
David Orr ...
Haggis Mackintosh
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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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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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I enjoyed this film despite the slowness
22 September 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

TCM has shown this film twice in the last week, both times at 5 AM, for some unknown reason they bill it as a comedy, probably because it has Sid James as one of its stars, or possibly because it was directed by the Boulting Brothers, and though it did rely a lot on coincidence, and most of the time the music was fair, even top musicians have off days, the actors carried out their parts well. Even so, this is not one for DVD, unless you could add lots of out-takes from Sid and Gene, who knows??


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