Action in the North Atlantic

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Released 1943

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Director:
Lloyd Bacon
Released:
1943
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Action in the North Atlantic is a 1943 war drama directed by Llyod Bacon and Byron Haskin based on the novel written by Guy Gilpatric. The story revolves around two brave Merchant Marine officers, Captain Steve Jarvis (Raymond Massey) and Lieutenant Joe Rossi (Humphrey Bogart), whose vessel is carrying war supplies to the Russian allies. After their ship is destroyed by a German U-boat, the two friends lead with inspiring courage the crew of survivors on a small lifeboat back to America. After a brief stay on the mainland, during which Steve is spending time with his wife Sarah (Ruth Gordon), while Bogart discovers romance with Pearl O'Neill (Julie Bishop), they are assigned to a new Liberty ship. This time they are determined to reach their destination in Russia, repelling repeated attacks from German submarines and aircraft. Will the Merchant Marine heroes successfully reach port of Murmansk with the much-needed war cargo? This war propaganda film featuring the voice of President Franklin D. Roosevelt was nominated for Oscar.moreless

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Military & War