Action in the North Atlantic
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Action in the North Atlantic
Action in the North Atlantic is solid wartime propaganda with a rather endearing inner lining of left-wing politics, courtesy (no doubt) of scenarist John Howard Lawson, who based his screenplay on a novel by maritime specialist Guy Gilpatric. While running war goods to America's Russian allies, a merchant marine ship captained by Raymond Massey is torpedoed. The courage of Massey and his first mate Humphrey Bogart serves as an inspiration to the survivors, who manage to navigate their tiny lifeboat to America, where they are lauded as heroes. After only the briefest of compassionate… More
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"Bogart makes this WWII salute to the Merchant Marine more enjoyable than it has the right to be."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Exciting formulaic war propaganda sea story."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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