GP | | Drama, War
A lone survivor from a British naval ship is obsessed with getting revenge on a German U-boat crew that massacred his shipmates in the water.
In 1969, Frank Sinatra and director Burt Kennedy were planning this as Frank's next starring vehicle. They settled on " Dirty Dingus Magee " instead.
There's nothin' wrong with my f... language!
When charging the dredger towards the submarine and trying to manoeuvre, Murphy hollers "hard to port" then immediately spins the wheel to the right, which is starboard.
The original UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC to remove 2 uses of the word 'fuck' and to edit shots of bloody shootings and dead bodies for an 'A' (PG) certificate. The 12-rated UK DVD release restores the gunshot scenes but also has the swear words blanked out, and an inferior 4:3 transfer.