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Harry Spalding (screenplay)
F. Paul Hall (story)
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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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Scuba Boobs Take Catalina, 30 November 2014
Author: dogwater-1 from United States

If you love scuba heist movies with a grating inappropriate travelogue score, this is your meat and potatoes. Ken Scott, 6 feet five of unrelenting blandness plays an apartment manager married to Merry Anders, loyal and supportive to this lunk, which is the only mystery here. Her brother-in-law lives with them too swilling beer and peeping on his brother's sister when she changes to "go out on the terrace for some sun." Somehow they make all this extremely unseedy. She even goes to church. But hubby has thought up a preposterous plan to rob a bank on Catalina Island with his old pal and mentor, "Tuck," in full diving gear and spear guns, then escape underwater before the cops come. To see them come up out of the water and stroll nonchalantly across the street to rob the bank is the highlight of our film. They don't even leave any wet footprints. Naturally, they run into a cop who tells them wearing scuba suits and masks and fins and carrying spear guns inside the city limits is unlawful. I'm not making this up. They did. Had a good giggle.

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