Reportedly based on a true incident during World War II involving an anti-radar or invisibility experiment that caused the U.S. Navy destroyer escort USS Eldridge to disappear from Philadelphia Harbor. Two of the ship's sailors finds themselves thrown 40 years into the future to 1984. Written by
K. Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org> and D. Conwill <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
The script originally included several pages of scientific-based dialog at the very end that were cut. See more
When the sailors arrive at the pier in the beginning, the white ship seen in the background is the NS Savannah, the world's first nuclear powered cargo ship. The NS Savannah was not launched until 21 July 1959, 16 years after the first experiment in the movie. See more
Isn't that - water up ahead?
No. This is a desert. And that's a mirage.
[later, walking through the flooded plain
How much longer you think this mirage is gonna last?
Memories of You
Music by Eubie Blake
Words by Andy Razaf See more