The Cruel Sea

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

THE CRUEL SEA is the tough, often gruesome account of British corvette life on the Atlantic during WWII as seen through the tormented consciousness of Lt. Comdr. Ericson (Jack Hawkins). After losing one ship to a U-boat while protecting a convoy, Ericson's ship, Compass Rose, is itself torpedoed; Ericson and a handful of his men barely survive, adrift more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Eric Ambler
Source (1 Credit)
Nicholas Monsarrat
Producer (1 Credit)
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Gordon Dines
Editor (1 Credit)
Peter Tanner
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Alan Rawsthorne

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