During WWII, handsome young Italian sub commander and his crew torpedo Allied freighters and transport ships for the Axis then rescue the occasional survivor and treat them humanely while seeking a safe place to put them ashore.

Director:

Duilio Coletti

Writers:

Marc-Antonio Bragadin (story) (as Marc'Antonio Bragadin), Oreste Biancoli (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lois Maxwell ... Lt. Lily Donald
Renato Baldini ... The Submarine Commandanti
Carlo Bellini Carlo Bellini ... Officer
Aldo Bufi Landi Aldo Bufi Landi ... Lieutenant
Earl Cameron ... Johnny Brown, POW
David Carbonari David Carbonari
Ludovico Ceriana Ludovico Ceriana
Carlo Delle Piane ... Ciccio
Edward Fleming Edward Fleming ... Jean Cartier (as Eduard Flemming)
José Jaspe José Jaspe ... Spanish POW (as Jose Jaspe)
Paolo Panelli Paolo Panelli ... Cook
Rudy Solinas Rudy Solinas
Henri Vidon Henri Vidon ... Robert Steiner (as Henry Vidon)
Folco Lulli ... Nostromo, First Mate
Carlo Bizzarri Carlo Bizzarri
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During WWII, handsome young Italian sub commander and his crew torpedo Allied freighters and transport ships for the Axis then rescue the occasional survivor and treat them humanely while seeking a safe place to put them ashore.

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There's DRAMA - There's DANGER - There's DEATH

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Action | Drama | Romance | War

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During the torpedo attack on Christmas Day, the submarine is shown in heavy seas, but the freighter, which is torpedoed, is clearly sitting in still, calm water. See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: This film is dedicated to the men who died in 91 italian submarines disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Oceans during the last war.

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Surprisingly good
2 November 2018 | by scope_creepSee all my reviews

Fairly decent Italian anti-war film. Worth watching on a wet day with a hangover. Dubbing is poor as is cinematography but not bad for it, and seems to have some decent action, in one instance a ship is cut in half.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

3 June 1955 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Submarine Attack See more »

Filming Locations:

S.P.E.S., Italy

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Production Co:

Excelsa Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (negative) (Ferraniacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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