The daring exploits of a submarine commander whose mission is to chart the minefields in the watersof Japan during WWII. This is Ronald and Nancy Reagan's only screen appearance together.
Down . . . Down . . . Down . . . into enemy waters with the fightin' hellcats of the U.S. sub pack !
Did You Know?
As declared by the 'Hollywood Reporter' of 4-6 August 2000, the screen-writing credit of Raymond T. Marcus for this film is actually an alias for blacklisted scriptwriter Bernard Gordon
. Gordon once said that he thought that it was ironic that he could not put his name to the script due to a blacklist that the actual movie's star Ronald Reagan
denied ever existed (to Joseph Alsop in 1980). See more
Just before the American submarine "Starfish" is sunk, a Japanese submarine hydrophone operator is shown wearing a Telephonics headphones headset. Telephonics is an American brand made in New York, NY. See more