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Submarine X-1 (1969)

 -  War | Drama  -  23 June 1969 (Sweden)
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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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(as William Graham)

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(story), (story), 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
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Cmdr. Richard Bolton, RNVR
David Sumner ...
Lt. Davies R.N.V.R
Norman Bowler ...
Sub-Lt. Pennington, RN
Brian Grellis ...
CPO Barquist X 3
Paul Young ...
Leading Seaman Quentin
William Dysart ...
Lt. Robert Talbot Gogan R.N.R.
John Kelland ...
Sub-Lt. Keith Willis, RNVR
Kenneth Farrington ...
CPO Boker Knowles
Keith Alexander ...
Sub-Lt. X-3
Carl Rigg ...
CPO Norman Kennedy
Steve Kirby ...
Leading Seaman X-2
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Leading Seaman X-1 (as Nicholas Tate)
George Pravda ...
Capt. Erlich of the 'Lindendorf'
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Diana Beevers ...
WRNS Officer
Rupert Davies ...
Vice-Adm. Redmayne
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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

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War | Drama

Certificate:

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23 June 1969 (Sweden)  »

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Submarine X-1  »

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(TV)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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James Caan received top first billing. American actor Caan plays a Canadian (a Caanadian?) amongst a cast of characters who are predominantly English. See more »

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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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Why do they even bother to make such films?
19 July 2000 | by (Bruges, Belgium) – See all my reviews

James Caan plays a marine captain, who just lost his submarine and crew of fifty men during WW2. He is assigned to supervise a training mission in Scotland for a new type of submarine, to be used against the Germans.

I can't say that SUBMARINE X-1 is entirely un-watchable: it has a good pace and isn't too long either. But who wrote this "story" and why is James Caan in it? I just can't believe why they make such films, without a point and without a story. There isn't a person in this film with a decent line. It's not only enough that there isn't much of a story(training, training and a brief encounter with the Germans), the film is also filled with silly dialogue and stupidity all along. A total waste of time! 4/10


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