It took two years from the time this action film was made until it was released in the US. Photographed in beautiful Scotland, with interiors at Boreham Woods Studio in London, this WW II submarine story was being filmed 24 years after the war ended, so there was little interest in a
picture that offered nothing new. Caan is a Canadian submarine commander in 1943. His sub is sunk, and most of his men drowned, when he attempts to take on a behemoth German battleship and comes off second best. There's an official inquiry, and Caan is cleared of negligence, but the men who
survived still hold him responsible and let their feelings show. Caan gets another assignment f...