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The Sea Chase (4-Jun-1955)

Director: John Farrow

Writers: James Warner Bellah; John Twist

From novel: The Sea Chase by Andrew Geer

Music by: Roy Webb

Producer: John Farrow

Keywords: Action/Adventure, WWII

In the early days of WWII, a German freighter captain opposed to the Nazis tries for a safe port, and must out-maneuver a British destroyer. For extra spice he must also deliver an elegant spy, played by Lana Turner. Inexplicably, John Wayne is cast as the German captain.

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CAST

John Wayne   ...   Capt. Karl Ehrlich
Lana Turner   ...   Elsa Keller
Also Starring
David Farrar   ...   Cmdr. Jeff Napier
Lyle Bettger   ...   Chief Officer Kirchner
Tab Hunter   ...   Wesser
with
James Arness   ...   Schlieter
Dick Davalos   ...   Stemme
John Qualen   ...   Chief Engineer Schmitt
Paul Fix   ...   Max Heinz
Lowell Gilmore   ...   Capt. Evans
Luis Van Rooten   ...   Matz
Alan Hale, Jr.   ...   Wentz
Wilton Graff   ...   Hepke
Peter Whitney   ...   Bachman
Claude Akins   ...   Winkler
John Doucette   ...   Bosun
Alan Lee   ...   Brounck

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