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The Cruel Sea:The courageous story of the Battle of the Atlantic: a story of an ocean, a ship and a handful of men. The brave crew are the heroes. The heroine is the ship. The only villain is the sea that man, and war, have made even more brutal...
For Those In Peril: Flt.Lt Murray (David Farrar) is a pilot who fails to join the RAF during WWII and decides to join the Air - Sea Rescue instead. His boat is out in all conditions picking up drowned pilots and taking them to safety. P/O Rawlings (Ralph Michael) is a new recruit who resents joining Farrar's boat and would rather be where the action is - in the air. During a mission, they run into an enemy minefield and an armed trawler...
San Demetrio London: Set in 1940 during the battle of the Atlantic, this is the true story of how the crew of the petrol tanker 'San Demetrio' was left with a near impossible task when she was torpedoed by the Germans. After the ship was torpedoed, the crew abandoned ship in three lifeboats. Two are picked up by other ships in the convoy, but the third drifts for days until its crew spies the burning 'San Demetrio' on... the horizon. Do they board the ship, try to put out its fires and get it back to English shores or do they stay in the drifting lifeboat in the hope of being rescued?
Actors Jack Hawkins, Stanley Baker, Denholm Elliott, Donald Sinden, Virginia McKenna, Alec McCowen, David Farrar, Ralph Michael, Robert Wyndham, John Slater, Robert Griffith, John Batten, Tony Bazell, Arthur Young, Walter Fitzgerald & Ralph Michael
Director Charles Frend & Charles Crichton
Year 1953 ; 1944 ; 1943
Languages Dolby Digital (1.0) Mono