The Atomic Submarine

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Atomic Submarine (1959, USA) is a Science Fiction film directed by Spencer Gordon Bennett.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1959
  • B & W
  • Running Time: 72 Min.
  • Production Co: Gorham Productions
  • Distribution Co: Allied Artists
  • Directed by Spencer Gordon Bennett
  • Written by Orville H. Hampton
  • Starring Arthur Franz, Brett Halsey, Dick Foran, Tom Conway, Paul Dubov, Victor Varconi, Bob Steele, Joi Lansing, Selmer Jackson, Jack Mulhall, Sid Melton, Jean Moorhead, Richard Tyler
  • Produced by Alex Gordon & Henry Schrage
  • Cinematography by Gilbert Warrenton
  • Original music by Alexander Lazlo
  • Film Editing by William Austin

Taglines

  • Hell Explodes Under The Artic Sea!
  • The Enemy That Dooms The Nation Lies Hidden Under The North Pole!
  • You Are There! Tomorrow’s Shocking Battlefield At The Top Of The World!

Synopsis

The story of The Atomic Submarine concerns an alien invasion that begins when an underwater UFO attacks the world's shipping for unknown reasons. The film showcases the (then) new technology of nuclear submarines and follows the crew and scientists aboard the atomic powered USS Tigershark, which has been ordered to hunt down the mysterious underwater saucer and stop its disruption of sea commerce. (Wikipedia)

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