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Goliath Awaits (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Sci-Fi | Drama  -  11 November 1981 (USA)
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During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades ... See full summary »

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Peter Cabot
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John McKenzie
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Adm. Wiley Sloan
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Ronald Bentley
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Dr. Sam Marlowe
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Cmdr. Jeff Selkirk
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Dan Wesker
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Dr. Goldman
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Sen. Oliver Bartholomew
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Mrs. Bartholomew
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Paul Ryker
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Lea McKenzie
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Lew Bascomb
George Innes ...
Dave Winter
Lori Lethin ...
Maria
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During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades they build a rigidly regulated society completely isolated from the surface world, until in contemporary times a diving team begins to explore the wreck. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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11 November 1981 (USA)  »

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Goliath - Sensation nach 40 Jahren  »

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Some of the footage of the sinking of the R.M.S. Goliath were taken from the film "The Last Voyage". See more »

Quotes

Lea McKenzie: [seeing the Sun for the first time] It's beautiful.
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Edited from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) See more »

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Happy Days Are Here Again
performed by the Ovaltineys
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Begs for a sequel
26 June 2003 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

When I see movies like this, I want to know what happened later...how did the people react to changes in the world after 40 years. I was curious about how they would find jobs, make their way in a new society. I did agree with the comments on weaknesses of the film...but the premise was fascinating.


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