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Harry Spalding (screenplay)
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Release Date:
24 February 1966 (Mexico) See more »
Like monsters out of the deep they came ashore... two men out to seize a million dollar haul!
A down-on-his-luck California apartment house manager hatches a plan to rob a Catalina Island bank--and escape with his accomplices using scuba gear. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Ken Scott ... Bill Harper

Merry Anders ... Dottie Harper
Russ Bender ... Tucker
Booth Colman ... Purdy
Garth Benton ... Buddy
Bruce Anson ... Policeman #1
Walter Maslow ... Policeman #2
Stacey Winters ... Bank Teller
Ray Dannis ... Bowman
Larry Barton ... Bank Manager
Roger Creed ... Bank Guard

Directed by
Maury Dexter 
Writing credits
Harry Spalding (screenplay)

F. Paul Hall (story)

Produced by
Maury Dexter .... producer
F. Paul Hall .... associate producer
Original Music by
Hank Levine 
Cinematography by
Floyd Crosby (director of photography)
Set Decoration by
Harry Reif 
Makeup Department
Harry Thomas .... makeup artist
Production Management
Willard Kirkham .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Willard Kirkham .... assistant director
Art Department
Monroe Liebgold .... property master (as Jockey Liebgold)
Sound Department
Burdick S. Trask .... sound
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joseph Dimmitt .... wardrobe (as Joe Dimmitt)
Editorial Department
Carl Pierson .... supervising film editor
Music Department
'By' Dunham .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Phil Esterly .... transportation
Other crew
Betty Crosby .... script supervisor
Hank Tani .... assistant to producer

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USA:73 min
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USA:Not Rated (DVD Rating) | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #20870) | USA:PG (tv rating)

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Purdy:[Referring to dive time, pier to cave] It's 15 minutes to the cave Colonel.
Tucker:Don't tell me,,, the closest you ever got to diving was the drunk tank at the county jail.
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Slightly surreal but entertaining in a strange way, 10 February 2015
Author: yeltzmanmatt from Birmingham, England

Raiders from beneath the Sea is a low budget crime movie from the 1960's. Four men plan to rob a bank and then escape via scuba diving.

It's an easy to follow plot and although the actors aren't great I found their performances strangely fascinating. There was a good chemistry between Ken Scott and Merry Anders as well as over a foot difference in height!.

It all gets strangely surreal towards the end and it must feature the first and only bank robbery with full scuba gear.

This is not a great film by any means but it is something different and kept me watching for it's full duration. I loved the ending.

Although I appear to be in a small minority, I really enjoyed it.

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