Made during World War II, this chronicles a voyage of a U.S. submarine on a secret mission to the very shores of Japan. Much of the film is spent developing the cast of characters that populate the sub.
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Explosive ! . . . And As Big As The Broad Pacific !
Did You Know?
Raymond's call to the USS Hornet in Japanese is "Tenki hokuku." The pronunciation is poor but it has been identified as meaning: "weather report". See more
In a fleet boat, there are at least 3 compartments (motor room, engine room, and after battery) between the after torpedo room and the control room. But in the flooded after torpedo room scene, when water is being emptied into the next compartment, the camera pans to give a look into that compartment, and we see the Captain, leaning on the chart table in the control room. See more
[Holding up the fuse mechanism of the Japanese bomb that Adams just defused
Got "Made in USA" stamped on it. The appeasers' "contribution" to the war effort.
[Hands it to the cook
Take it and stew it, Cookie.
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Music by Lewis H. Redner
Lyrics by Phillips Brooks
Sung and Played by the submarine crew at Christmas See more