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Ice Station Zebra (23-Oct-1968)

Director: John Sturges

Writers: Harry Julian Fink; Douglas Heyes

From novel: Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean

Music Composed and Conducted by: Michel Legrand

Producer: Martin Ransohoff

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Submarine, Espionage, Cold War

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tony Bill
Film Director
23-Aug-1940   Six Weeks
Ernest Borgnine
24-Jan-1917 8-Jul-2012 Marty
Jim Brown
17-Feb-1936   Cleveland Browns RB
Jonathan Goldsmith
26-Sep-1938   The Most Interesting Man in the World
Lloyd Haynes
19-Sep-1934 1-Jan-1987 Pete Dixon on Room 222
Rock Hudson
17-Nov-1925 2-Oct-1985 Ice Station Zebra
Alf Kjellin
28-Feb-1920 5-Apr-1988 Torment
Ron Masak
1-Jul-1936   Sheriff Metzger on Murder She Wrote
Patrick McGoohan
19-Mar-1928 13-Jan-2009 Number Six on The Prisoner
Lloyd Nolan
11-Aug-1902 27-Sep-1985 Dr. Chegley on Julia
Gerald S. O'Loughlin
23-Dec-1921 31-Jul-2015 Lt. Ed Ryker on The Rookies


Rock Hudson   ...   Cmdr. James Ferraday
Ernest Borgnine   ...   Boris Vaslov
Patrick McGoohan   ...   David Jones
Jim Brown   ...   Capt. Leslie Anders
Tony Bill   ...   Lt. Russell Walker
Alf Kjellin   ...   Col. Ostrovsky
Gerald S. O'Loughlin   ...   Lt. Cmdr. Bob Raeburn
Ted Hartley   ...   Lt. Jonathan Hansen
Murray Rose   ...   Lt. George Mills
Sherwood Price   ...   Lt. Edgar Hackett
Michael T. Mikler   ...   Lt. Courtney Cartwright
Lee Stanley   ...   Lt. Mitgang
Joseph Bernard   ...   Dr. Jack Benning
John Orchard   ...   Survivor
Jonathan Lippe   ...   Russian Aide
Jim Dixon   ...   Earl MacAuliffe
Ron Masak   ...   Paul Zabrinczski
David Wendel   ...   Cedric Patterson
Boyd Berlind   ...   Bruce Kentner
Ronnie Rondell, Jr.   ...   Lyle Nichols
Craig Shreeve   ...   Gafferty
Ted Kristian   ...   Wassmeyer
Wade Graham   ...   Parker
Lloyd Haynes   ...   Webson
Michael Grossman   ...   Kohler
Michael Rougas   ...   Fannovich
Buddy Garion   ...   Edward Rawlins
Gary Downey   ...   Lorrison
Don Newsome   ...   Timothy Hirsch
T. J. Escott   ...   Lt. Carl Mingus
Robert Carlson   ...   Kelvaney
Jed Allan   ...   Peter Costigan
William O'Connell   ...   Survivor
Buddy Hart   ...   Hill
Lloyd Nolan   ...   Adm. Garvey
Jim Goodwin   ...   Survivor
Bill Hillman   ...   Philip Munsey
Dennis Alpert   ...   Gambetta


Review by JON CARUSO (posted on 4-Sep-2007)

I enjoyed this film, it is the quintissental cold war thriller, russian paratroopers, US Marines, nuclear submarines all set in the arctic. throw in a british secret agent a russian double agent and a couple of tough Marine Corps officers and you have the formula for 2 hours of fun and vicarious thrills, break out the popcorn and enjoy a really cool trip under the polar ice cap. The acting is good and the cast great. Rock Hudson is great as the submarine commander, Patrick Mcgoohan as "MR JONES" and Jim Brown as a tough as nails Marine captain. The sets and effects are very good considering the year it was made;1968 and the flight scenes were really cool the minatures were very cool as was the undersea scenes, all in all a fun time buy it and have a blast!

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