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Submarine Seahawk (1958)

Approved | | War | December 1958 (USA)
For his first command in the Pacific war a by-the-book officer is ordered to take his submarine on a reconnaissance mission to locate a fleet of Japanese fighting ships the Allies have lost... See full summary »

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(as Spencer G. Bennet)

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(original story), (original story) (as Owen Harris) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Bentley ...
Lt. Cmdr. Paul Turner
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Lt. (j.g.) David Shore
Wayne Heffley ...
Cmdr. Dean Stoker
Steve Mitchell ...
CPO Andy Flowers
Henry McCann ...
Seaman Ellis Bellis
Paul Maxwell ...
Lt. Cmdr. Bill Hallohan, XO
Nicky Blair ...
Sam
Frank Gerstle ...
Capt. Boardman
Jan Brooks ...
Mrs. Ellen Turner
Mabel Rea ...
Maisie
Leon Tyler ...
Ed
Hal Bogart ...
Radio Operator
Frank Watkins ...
Bearded Sonar Man
Don Fenwick ...
Radio Operator
Marilyn Hanold ...
Nancy
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For his first command in the Pacific war a by-the-book officer is ordered to take his submarine on a reconnaissance mission to locate a fleet of Japanese fighting ships the Allies have lost track of. At first, the rest of the crew resent his distant manner and the way he keeps avoiding taking on the Japs. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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submarine | u boat | world war two | See All (3) »

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DEATH STALKS BENEATH the SEAS!

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War

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Submarine X-2  »

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Ever so slightly above average war cheapie
2 June 2000 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews



The story isn't much, but the miniature footage is pretty good for an AIP quickie and the stock footage is quite well integrated for once. It won't set your world alight but it's certainly better than some of the other AIP war films (Paratroop Command, Tank Batallion, etc.)


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