An American submarine leaves Tierra Del Fuego, and one of its crew has secretly brought aboard a container full of poisonous fer-de-lance snakes which escape storage and bite key personnel on the submarine, causing an accident that cripples the vehicle so that it drops to the bottom of the Southern Ocean. Worse still, the snakes are still at large on the submarine and complicate the efforts of the crew to escape the sunken vessel. Written by
Kevin McCorry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
When Lieutenant Nicholson tells Liz that he doesn't have a home, that he lives at the BOQ, he's referring to the base officers quarters. See more
Hope Lange's character is listed as Elaine Wedell in the cast list, but in the movie she says her name is Eileen. See more
You know Lieutenant Scott.
[Nicholson and Scott acknowledge one another
This is the Master at Arms, Russ Bogan.
Russ here is Chief of the Boat, the COB.
That means I'm in charge of the bomb.
He also happens to be a charter member of the first underwater demolition team. The original frogman. He can help you handle the explosives.
I need help right now, sir. I'm assigned as Weapons Officer, which means I know which page to look up in Knight's Modern Seamanship, and that's all.
Remade as Silent Venom