The Atomic Submarine Film Still

The Atomic Submarine

Spencer G. Bennet

 
  • United States
  • 1959
  • 72 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 1.33:1
  • English
  •  
  • Spine #366

When a nuclear-powered submarine, the Tiger Shark, sets out to investigate a series of mysterious disappearances near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds itself besieged by electrical storms, an Unidentified Floating Saucer, and lots of hairy tentacles.

Cast

Commander Richard “Reef” HollowayArthur Franz
Captain Dan Wendover Dick Foran
Dr. Carl Neilsen Brett Halsey
Lieutenant David Milburn Paul Dubov
CPO “Griff” Griffin Bob Steele
Dr. Clifford Kent Victor Varconi
JulieJoi Lansing
Admiral Terhune Selmer Jackson

Credits

DirectorSpencer G. Bennet
ProducerAlex Gordon
ScreenplayOrville H. Hampton
Co-producerHenry Schrage
In association withIrving Block and Jack Rabin
Associate producerOrville H. Hampton
CinematographyGilbert Warrenton
MusicAlexander Laszlo
EditingWilliam Austin
Art directionDon Ament and Dan Haller
Special effectsIrving Block, Louis DeWitt and Jack Rabin

Disc Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Audio commentary by producer Alex Gordon and writer Tom Weaver
  • New video interview with actor Brett Halsey
  • Original theatrical trailers and radio spots
  • Stills galleries featuring production and publicity photographs
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring new essays by Bruce Eder and Michael Lennick

Film Essays

The Atomic Submarine: Saving the World on a Shoestring Budget

By Bruce Eder January 22, 2007

Spencer Gordon Bennet’s The Atomic Submarine has always been a guilty pleasure of mine. It is easy enough to dismiss the film as kiddie matinee fare but, really, what science fiction–adventure . . . Read more »

Film Essays

The Atomic Submarine: Saving the World on a Shoestring Budget

By Bruce Eder January 22, 2007

Spencer Gordon Bennet’s The Atomic Submarine has always been a guilty pleasure of mine. It is easy enough to dismiss the film as kiddie matinee fare but, really, what science fiction–adventure . . . Read more »