Crash Dive

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Overview

A US Navy submarine, the USS Corsair, is operating in the North Atlantic, hunting German merchant raiders that are preying on Allied shipping. Its new executive officer, Lt. Ward Stewart (Power), has been transferred back into submarines after commanding his own PT boat. At the submarine base in New London, Connecticut, he asks his new captain, Lt. Cmdr. Dewey Connors (Andrews), for a weekend leave to settle his affairs before taking up his new assignment. On a train bound for Washington D.C., Stewart accidentally encounters New London school teacher Jean Hewlett (Baxter) and her students. Despite her initial resistance to his efforts, he charms her and they fall in love.

  1. Jo Swerling

    Screenplay

  2. Archie Mayo

    Director

  3. W.R. Burnett

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tyrone Power

    Tyrone Power

    Lt. Ward Stewart

  2. Anne Baxter

    Anne Baxter

    Jean Hewlett

  3. Dana Andrews

    Dana Andrews

    Lt. Cdr. Dewey Connors

  4. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Chief Mike 'Mac' McDonnell

  5. Dame May Whitty

    Dame May Whitty

    Grandmother

  6. Harry Morgan

    Harry Morgan

    Brownie

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

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Release Information

  • April 22, 1943
    Theatrical

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Featured Review

A review by John Chard

7.0
By John Chard

Tyrone, Dana and Anne in choppy waters.

Crash Dive is directed by Archie Mayo and written by Jo Swerling and W.R. Burnett. It stars Tyrone Power, Dana Andrews, Anne Baxter, James Gleason, May Whitty and Harry Morgan. A Technicolor production out of 20th Century Fox, music is by David Buttolph and cinematography by Leon Shamroy.

It’s flag waving time, 1943 style as Power and Andrews vie for the love of Baxter whilst conducting a submarine offensive against the Nazis. The love triangle feels twee but Mayo manages to keep it in check and not let it bog this particular sub movie down. When th... read the rest.

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