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Tom Merriam signs on the ship Altair as third officer under Captain Stone. At first things look good, Stone sees Merriam as a younger version of himself and Merriam sees Stone as the first ... See full summary »
This film's earliest documented telecast took place in San Francisco Tuesday 26 June 1956 on KPIX (Channel 5); it first aired in Altoona Wednesday 18 July 1956 on WFBG (Channel 10), in Detroit Friday 17 August 1956 on WJBK (Channel 2), in Binghamton NY Saturday 1 September 1956 on WNBF (Channel 12), in Philadelphia Thursday 13 September 1956 on WFIL (Channel 6), and in Pittsburgh Wednesday 14 October 1956 on KDKA (Channel 2).
Captain Will Stone:
You know, there are some captains who would hold this against you.
DVD subtitles mistake: Tertius meets the Captain's fiancée, Miss Roberts, transcribed as "Ms. Roberts." The title "Ms." has been around since the 17th century, but wasn't popular with the general public until 1971. Hitherto it was used only in exclusive writing societies which the barely literate Tertius could not have been part of.
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