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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Paul Ryker
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Lea McKenzie
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Lew Bascomb
George Innes ...
Dave Winter
Lori Lethin ...
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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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The scenes of the "Goliath" at sea are taken from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953). The model was first used in Titanic (1953), and refurbished to resemble the Queen Mary. See more »

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When Mr. McKenzie is talking with the aquaculturist about the size of a fish, the latter's lip movements don't match up with the voice. See more »

Quotes

Peter Cabot: For years, he's been murdering people, and you've known about it.
Dr. Goldman: No.
Dr. Sam Marlowe: Yes, you have, and you've condoned it.
Dr. Goldman: My father... he started it all. The Supreme Council insisted. When he died, I didn't want to know. I couldn't face the truth.
Dr. Sam Marlowe: So you let Wesker & his thugs do it for you. Just like the Nazis.
Dr. Goldman: It was a matter of survival! There were too many mouths to feed.
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Edited from The Last Voyage (1960) See more »

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Happy Days Are Here Again
Written by Milton Ager and Jack Yellen
Performed by the Ovaltineys
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A Classic
29 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

WPIX (Channel 11 in NYC) used to show this movie when I was a kid and I always loved it. WPIX had all those schlocky graphics for their 8 O'clock movie. I also recall them showing this on Saturday or Sunday afternoons. I think I saw it about 4 times in total.

Fascinating story.

I haven't seen it in 20 years probably but would love to see it again.

I loved the music -- there was some big band numbers that they tended to repeat over and over again -- presumably because they were the only songs they knew how to play.

I seem to recall the production quality was a bit weak but it was pure fantasy so who really cared.


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