Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "submarine"

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Gray Lady Down ** (1978, Charlton Heston, David Carradine Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Stephen McHattie, Ronny Cox) – Classic Movie Review 6259

‘Trapped underwater… with time running out.’ Charlton Heston stars in director David Greene’s sombre 1978 action adventure disaster movie as a US Navy Captain called Paul Blanchard, whose nuclear submarine The USS Neptune has collided […]

Nov, 15

Bear Island ** (1979, Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Barbara Parkins, Lloyd Bridges) – Classic Movie Review 6258

Director Don Sharp’s 1979 Canadian-British film is yet another Seventies movie version of one of Alistair MacLean’s popular action suspense thrillers, this time his 1971 bestseller, shifting more than eight million copies. This time an […]

Nov, 15

Ice Station Zebra **** (1968, Rock Hudson, Patrick McGoohan, Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown, Tony Bill, Lloyd Nolan) – Classic Movie Review 6250

Director John Sturges’s pulsating 1968 adventure movie stars Rock Hudson as Commander James Ferraday, USN, who commands the US Navy nuclear submarine USS Tigerfish on a journey under the ice from its Scottish base to […]

Nov, 14

The Land that Time Forgot *** (1974, Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon, Keith Barron) – Classic Movie Review 6222

Director Kevin Connor’s decent 1974 British World War One fantasy adventure yarn has the traditional obligatory minor American star Doug McClure at the helm as the hero Bowen Tyler. It also stars John McEnery as […]

Nov, 10

Yellow Submarine ***** (1968, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr) – Classic Movie Review 6153

Director George Dunning’s stupendous 1968 animated feature is a hugely enjoyable psychedelic cartoon film of The Beatles’ surreal journey with Captain Fred and his Yellow Submarine to save Pepperland from the music hating Blue Meanies. […]

Oct, 29

Madame Sin ** (1972, Bette Davis, Robert Wagner, Denholm Elliott) – Classic Movie Review 6024

‘Even Dr No would say yes to Madame Sin!’ Co-writer/ director David Greene’s 1972 thriller stars Bette Davis as mad Madame Sin, who wants to steal a Polaris nuclear-powered submarine, so she gets unwitting CIA […]

Sep, 13

Born to Dance **** (1936, Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce) – Classic Movie Review 5921

Three sailors (James Stewart, Sid Silvers, Buddy Ebsen) and captain Walburn meet four gals (Eleanor Powell, Virginia Bruce, Una Merkel and Frances Langford) at the Lonely Hearts Club in New York, in director Roy Del […]

Aug, 15


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