Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He lands on the shore somewhere on the river Orinoco delta and begins to plot his vengeance. He wishes to sink the U-Boat that has floated up by means of any method imaginable to him, and sets about to make the courageous attempt, assisted by Louie, the islands Government Administrator. Written by
27 January 1971 (France)
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Also Known As:
La guerra de Murphy
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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The airplane itself, a Grumman Duck, that was used in the movie and flown by Frank Tallman
, can now be seen on static display at US Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio. See more
When Murphy is taxiing the Amphibian out for the first time, he is an absolute novice and does not know how to take off. In making long taxi runs with the aircraft his cockpit is inundated with spray from the river yet in a closeup of Murphy's face, he is bone dry. See more
You're a small and lonely man, Murphy. Like me. The world will never build us a monument. The difference is I know that.