A stranger in a Western cattle-town behaves with remarkable self-assurance, establishing himself as a man to be reckoned with. The reason appears with his stock: a herd of sheep, which he ... See full summary »
Lieutenant Braden discovers that Sally, the woman he's been falling in love with, has actually been checking out his qualifications to be a U.S. Navy frogman. He must put his personal life ... See full summary »
Air Force Sgt. Joe Fitzpatrick meets and marries a beautiful model, Maggie Putnam, on the eve of being shipped off to Spain. When the new Mrs. Fitzpatrick waits to join her husband, she ... See full summary »
On a small island in the South Pacific, the Navy's P.R. department is spending WWII without getting near a ship. Lt. Max Siegal is the Second in command to a clueless Commanding Officer who... See full summary »
Because town cut-throat Phil Randall wants the ranch owned by "Pop" McGee on which is located a valuable silver deposit, he frames McGee on a cattle rustling charge, and the old man is ... See full summary »
Johnny Mack Brown,
Dr. Michael Lewis treats Jane, a mysterious woman claiming to be a British secret agent on the run from German spies. Ultimately convinced, Michael helps Jane escape and with her attempts ... See full summary »
The commander of an American submarine during World War II sets out to destroy the Japanese Aircraft carrier which launched the attack on Pearl Harbour. His wife and child have been captured by the Japanese and they are using them and other prisoners of war as human shields for the carrier. Written by
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When all bow torpedoes are shot at the anti-submarine net from inside Tokyo Bay to blast a hole for the sub to escape, as the torpedoes are shown speeding away from the sub and toward the camera, when they get close to the camera the guide wires on which they run can be seen. See more »
[standing waist-deep in freezing Aleutian water]
Have you ever felt anything this cold?
Yes... Brighton in August.
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" You're trying to make this War very personal, aren't you ? "
Choosing from among the war time navel stories written by Richard Sale, director Joseph Pevney selected this one entitled " Torpedo Run. " It tells the saga of Lt. Commander Barney Doyal (Glenn Ford), a Submarine commander who remembers the Akagi, the attack ship which lead the attack on Pearl harbor on December 7th 1941. Believing his immediate family is safe and out of Harms way, Doyal is out at sea searching for the enemy when his Superiors send him a message that his family has been put aboard a transport ship, being used to Screen and protect the Akagi and dares him to attack his aircraft Carrier while Doyal's family is screening it. Doyal is a professional navy commander and realizes what he must do, despite his second in command Lt. Archie Slone', (Ernest Borgnine) advice and objections. This film was highly nominated for an Oscar in the 1950's and the very special effects which went into the movie gives audiences the reasons why. The cast also include Dean Jones and L.Q. Jones. This film should be part of any war time collection as it has become a true Classic. Easily recommended. ****
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