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Crest of the Wave (1954)

Seagulls Over Sorrento (original title)
Approved | | Drama, War | 6 December 1954 (USA)
A Navy lieutenant is borrowed by the British to supervise torpedo experiments after one of their scientists is killed.

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Complete credited cast:
... Lt. 'Brad' Bradville (USN)
... Lt. Roger Wharton
... Seaman 'Lofty' Turner
... Seaman D. 'Butch' Clelland (USN)
... Seaman Charlie 'Badge' Badger
Patric Doonan ... Petty Officer Herbert
... Seaman 'Sprog' Sims
Fredd Wayne ... Seaman N. Sam 'Shorty' Kaminsky (USN)
... Cmdr. Sinclair
David Orr ... Haggis Mackintosh
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A Navy lieutenant is borrowed by the British to supervise torpedo experiments after one of their scientists is killed.

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Crest of the Wave  »

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Fredd Wayne's film debut. See more »

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Butch tightens the torpedo bolts by hand in the lab prior to testing. The bolts must be torqued to a specification using a torque wrench, not hand-tightened. See more »

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No Girls in this Picture
13 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

Enjoyed the great acting by Gene Kelly playing the role as a Navy Lt."Brad" Bradwell who is a weapons expert in torpedo training and is enlisted by the British Navy to help with a secret mission of completing a powerful torpedo which is fired from a submarine. The British had failed their experiment and lost many men an a submarine, so they decided to work with the United States Navy in trying to complete their mission. The story takes place on a island with British personnel and there are plenty of problems that they all face in trying to get along with each other and the hope for a successful testing of their weapon. Great acting by Gene Kelly who took off his dancing shoes and played a great dramatic role.


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