The Sea Chase (1955)

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As World War II begins, German freighter Captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.


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  • John Wayne and Claude Akins in The Sea Chase (1955)
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  • John Wayne and Tab Hunter in The Sea Chase (1955)
  • Lana Turner in The Sea Chase (1955)
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Director:

John Farrow

Writers:

James Warner Bellah (screenplay), John Twist (screenplay), Andrew Geer (novel)

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Trivia

Prior to the start of filming in Hawaii, John Wayne went scuba diving and developed an ear infection. As a result, he was in severe pain for much of shooting. Many of Wayne's scenes could be shot only on his "good" side, since the infected ear was so swollen,... ...


Quotes

Capt. Karl Ehrlich: We'll burn this ship in her own fires!


Goofs

The Ergenstrasse's pistols are Walther P-38s, which had only been adopted for military use the year before. It is unlikely that such weapons would be found on an old tramp steamer.

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Action | Drama | War

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