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Director:
Writers:
Irwin Allen (screenplay) and
Charles Bennett (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
12 July 1961 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Admiral Nelson takes a brand new atomic submarine through its paces. When the Van Allen radiation belt catches fire... See more » | Add synopsis »
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NewsDesk:
(3 articles)
Oscar Winner Joan Fontaine Dead At Age 96
 (From CinemaRetro. 16 December 2013, 7:12 AM, PST)

R.I.P. Joan Fontaine
 (From Dark Horizons. 15 December 2013, 5:03 PM, PST)

Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea Can Be Yours On Blu-ray October 8th
 (From ScifiMafia. 15 August 2013, 7:00 AM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Walter Pidgeon ... Adm. Harriman Nelson

Joan Fontaine ... Dr. Susan Hiller

Barbara Eden ... Lt Cathy Connors

Peter Lorre ... Comm. Lucius Emery

Robert Sterling ... Capt. Lee Crane

Michael Ansara ... Miguel Alvarez

Frankie Avalon ... Lt (j.g.) Danny Romano

Regis Toomey ... Dr. Jamieson

John Litel ... Vice-Adm. B.J. Crawford

Howard McNear ... Congressman Llewellyn Parker

Henry Daniell ... Dr. Zucco
Skip Ward ... Crew member

Mark Slade ... Seaman Jimmy 'Red' Smith
Charles Tannen ... CPO Gleason
Del Monroe ... Seaman Kowski (as Delbert Monroe)
Anthony Monaco ... Cookie
Michael Ford ... Crew member

Robert Easton ... Sparks
Jonathan Gilmore ... Seaman George Young
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Adams ... Crew Member (uncredited)
Art Baker ... UN Commentator (uncredited)
Robert Buckingham ... Crew Member (uncredited)
Charles Dierkop ... Pilot of the Seaview (uncredited)
George Diestel ... Lt. Hodges (uncredited)
John Giovanni ... Italian Delegate (uncredited)
Larry Gray ... Dr. Newmar (uncredited)
William Herrin ... Crew Member (uncredited)
Kendrick Huxham ... UN Chairman (uncredited)
David McLean ... Ned Thompson (uncredited)
Jimmy Murphy ... Crew Member (uncredited)

Directed by
Irwin Allen 
 
Writing credits
Irwin Allen (screenplay) and
Charles Bennett (screenplay)

Irwin Allen (story)

Produced by
Irwin Allen .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Sawtell 
Bert Shefter 
 
Cinematography by
Winton C. Hoch  (as Winton Hoch)
 
Film Editing by
George Boemler 
 
Art Direction by
Herman A. Blumenthal 
Jack Martin Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Walter M. Scott 
John Sturtevant 
 
Costume Design by
Paul Zastupnevich 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Helen Turpin .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ad Schaumer .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Alfred Bruzlin .... sound
Warren B. Delaplain .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Johnny Borgese .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
Johnny Hagner .... stunts (uncredited)
Zale Parry .... underwater stunts (uncredited)
Paul Stader .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Lamb .... underwater cinematographer
 
Music Department
Max Reese .... orchestrator
Victor Arno .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Pete Carpenter .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Louis Kaufman .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Milton Raskin .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Paul Sawtell .... conductor (uncredited)
Urban Thielmann .... musician: piano (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Jim Martell .... transportation coordinator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Al Gail .... assistant to producer
Fred Zendar .... technical advisor
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Global Crisis" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for some perilous situations
Runtime:
105 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:G | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-12 | Sweden:11 | UK:U | USA:PG | USA:Approved (certificate #19888) (original rating) | West Germany:12 (nf)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The fins at the rear of the "Seaview" resemble the tail fins of a 1961 Cadillac.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When the Seaview is diving under the ice the diving planes on the side of the sail are initially in the "surface" position. This would have made it nearly impossible to dive. Midway through the dive the planes move to the correct position.See more »
Quotes:
Comm. Lucius Emery:Impossible? You sound like Zucco. Nothing is impossible.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Voyage To The Bottom Of The SeaSee more »

FAQ

Barbara Eden & Michael Ansara---First Movie They Did Together?
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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
great sci-fi film, 28 August 2005
Author: KyleFurr2 from United States

This is a disaster and science fiction movie all rolled into one. Walter Pigeon plays the captain of the ship and Joan Fontaine plays a doctor who has just recently come on board. When the come back up and find the sky is on fire and that the world is going to be destroyed when the heat is going to go too high, Pigeon comes up with a plan to save the world. Pideon goes to the UN with Peter Lorre, who plays a loyal scientist to Pigeon, but several other scientists disagree with Pigeon's plan and try to stop him. Pigeon has only two weeks to get to a certain spot on the other side of the world and his crew begins to turn on him and there is a saboteur on board who is trying to kill him. This is a bad title for this movie since they never even go down that deep. This is good for what it is and you should watch it.

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