Morning Departure

On a routine post-war mission, a submarine strikes a forgotten mine and sinks to the bottom. The twelve-man crew are faced with the probability of permanent entombment and the tension is only sharpened when it is learned eight men will be able to escape, but four will have to stay behind. Concentrating on the wildly varying reactions of the officers and crew this tense drama moves from stiff-lipped stoicism to raving lunacy. Based on a play by Kenneth Wooland

Year: 1950
Genre: War and Anti-War Films, Alice's Playhouse
Country: USA
Director: Roy Baker
Starring: John Mills, Nigel Patrick, Peter Hammond, Richard Attenborough, George Cole, Bernard Lee, Kenneth More
Duration: 102 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains war footage.
Location in store: War



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