Produced by the Army Pictorial Service, Signal Corps, with the cooperation of the Army Air Forces and the United States Navy, and released by Warner Bros. for the War Activities Committee, ... See full summary »
Chester W. Nimitz,
Jonathan M. Wainwright
Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael 'Hooky' Nicobar is assigned to a unit in the British Zone of Vienna. His duty is to aid the Soviet authorities to repatriate ... See full summary »
The photographic record of an African expedition led by producer-explorer Armand Denis and his (very) photogenic and camera-toting wife Michaela, who goes bird-riding at an ostrich farm. ... See full summary »
Irwin Allen explores the mysteries of the deep blue sea in this Technicolor documentary. Based on Rachel L. Carson's famous study, this Oscar-winning project investigates everything under the sea, from sharks, whales and octopuses to microscopic creatures and their coexistence in this vast underwater world.Written by
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There is a theory so startling and so scientifically documented that all the world might well take notice. The theory is that here in the Arctic waste, buried beneath a billion tons of frozen sea, hides an astonishing secret. If all the ice in all the world continues to melt, the levels of all the seas will rise 100 feet or more and the great coastal cities of all the world might well be drowned.
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At the end of the film, "The End?" is displayed on screen with a question mark while an off-screen narrator speaks the last lines: "What is the fate of the world? Is this the end?" The question mark then disappears, leaving "The End" and the film closes. See more »
This won an Academy Award for Documeentary Feature and most definitely deserved to win. The whole project is well-executed and the underwater camerawork is particularly worthy of mention. Holds up very well after almost fifty years. Turner Classic Movies usually shows this a few times a year. Highly recommended.
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