Commander James Ferraday, USN, has new orders: get David Jones, a British civilian, Captain Anders, a tough Marine with a platoon of troops, Boris Vasilov, a friendly Russian, and the crew of the nuclear sub USS Tigerfish to the North Pole to rescue the crew of Drift Ice Station Zebra, a weather station at the top of the world. The mission takes on new and dangerous twists as the crew finds out that all is not as it seems at Zebra, and that someone will stop at nothing to prevent the mission from being completed. Written by
Steve Fenwick <email@example.com>
It's a race for the secret ... or TOTAL DESTRUCTION
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Did You Know?
The film's story has similarities with the real life events, reported in the media in April 1959, of the Discoverer II experimental Corona satellite capsule that went missing and was recovered by Soviet intelligence agents after it crashed near Spitsbergen in the Arctic Ocean. Spitsbergen is in Norway's Svalbard archipelago of islands which is where both Alistair MacLean
's novel and the film of Bear Island
(1979) is set. See more
When the sub surfaces through the ice at Zebra, the periscope is extended. Subsequent shots do not have the periscope although an antenna is raised. See more
The Russians put our camera made by *our* German scientists and your film made by *your* German scientists into their satellite made by *their* German scientists.