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The Sea Hornet (1951)

"The Sea Hornet" was a merchant ship sunk, supposedly by a torpedo, less than a mile off the California Coast during World War Two. Six years later when his buddy is killed, attempting to ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Kane

Writer:

Gerald Drayson Adams (original story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rod Cameron ... Gunner McNeil
Adele Mara ... Suntan Radford
Lorna Gray ... Ginger Sullivan (as Adrian Booth)
Chill Wills ... Swede
Jim Davis ... Tony Sullivan
Richard Jaeckel ... Johnny Radford
Ellen Corby ... Mrs. Drinkwater
James Brown ... Pete Hunter
Grant Withers ... Rocky Lowe
William Ching ... Sprowl
William Haade ... Condor
Hal Taliaferro ... Bone
Emil Sitka ... Waiter
Byron Foulger ... Clerk
Monte Blue ... Lt. Drake
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"The Sea Hornet" was a merchant ship sunk, supposedly by a torpedo, less than a mile off the California Coast during World War Two. Six years later when his buddy is killed, attempting to blow up the sunken ship, on the orders of Suntan Radford (Adele Mara) and Tony Sullivan (Jim Davis), deep-sea diver "Gunner" McNeil (Rod Cameron) has his suspicions aroused... especially since Suntan is the daughter of the ship's captain that died when the ship sunk, and Sullivan was a crew member. Plus the fact the ship had over a million dollars in cash on board. During the course of his investigation, he becomes romantically involved with Ginger Sullivan (Lorna Gray, the singer at the swanky resort hotel on the coast near the sunken ship. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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RUTHLESS...In the struggle for sunken gold or a blonde! (original poster)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Seewolf von Barracuda See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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I'm Afraid of You
Written by Jack Elliott
Sung by Lorna Gray
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A good Republic movie
8 March 2008 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

I discovered this interesting little movie yesterday.

A mix up of film noir and modern adventure. It takes place among high sea divers in search of a bullion. Rod Cameron is as good as ever. So is Jim Davis as the bad guy.

I also found an exotic perfume in this flick, even in black and white.

Actually, it's not a surprise. Herbert J Yates produced it.

Remember "Fair Wind to Java" directed by the same Joseph Kane. Joseph Kane who shot especially western movies, not thrillers or adventure films.

Just Vera Ralston is missing.


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