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Submarine X-1 (1968)

G  |   |  Action, Drama, War  |  1968 (UK)
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After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Commander Bolton
David Sumner ...
Lt. Davies R.N.V.R
Norman Bowler ...
Sub. Lt. Pennington
Brian Grellis ...
C.P.O. Barquist
Paul Young ...
Leading Seaman Quentin
William Dysart ...
Lt. Gogan R.N.R.
John Kelland ...
Sub. Lt. Willis R.N.V.R.
Kenneth Farrington ...
C.P.O. Boker Knowles
Keith Alexander ...
Sub. Lt. X-3
Carl Rigg ...
C.P.O. Kennedy
Steve Kirby ...
Leading Seaman X-2
...
Leading Seaman X-1 (as Nicholas Tate)
George Pravda ...
Captain Erlich
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After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs. Written by Patrick Dominick <p-dominick@adfa.oz.au>

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3 Man Subs Vs 3,000 Man Battleship.... and the secret punch that ambushed a Nazi Armada

Genres:

Action | Drama | War

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1968 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Submarino X-1  »

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Runtime:

(TV)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

This war movie is loosely based on a real World War II mission, Operation Source, which was staged during September 1943. Operation Source involved a number of secret attacks on a number of German battleships, namely the 'Lutzow', 'Scharnhorst' and 'Tirpitz', in northern Norway using X-class mini submarines. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the early portion of the movie the X craft program is referred to as "Top Secret". At this point in time, the British used the term "Most Secret", Top Secret being an American term. See more »

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Marginal Afternoon Fare
15 January 2003 | by (Nevada, USA) – See all my reviews

Yes, I agree with the average 4/10 rating. This is another marginally watchable, below average mid-60s fare, worth your time only if you have absolutely nothing else to do with your time. Not horrible, but nothing remarkable either. Little in the way of character development, no memorable dialogue, and a plodding, straightforward plot (if you can call it that).

If you make it all the way through, follow the crew's example, and break out the brandy; after that, you deserve one.


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