Approved | | Drama, Romance, War
During WWII, a submarine's second in command inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife.
It was decided to use fewer racist terms compared to Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), as by the time this film was made Japan was being used as an Allied base during the Korean War.
Take her down!
When Pop gives the order "Cast off for'ard", the person behind him is holding a microphone below his chin with his left hand. In the subsequent shot his left hand holds the left earphone.
In keeping with the submarine theme of the film: at the very start, we see a submarine periscope break the surface of the sea, then we see an officer looking into the view-port of the periscope, then we see the opening credits appear, as if being viewed through a periscope.
Republic Pictures released a colorized version on video.