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The Eternal Sea

The Eternal Sea

John H Auer (1955)

U Certificate


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Heavy-handed biographical drama about the captain of a US aircraft carrier who continued his command despite losing a leg in combat.


A Naval officer loses a leg while fighting in the largest naval battle of the Second World War. His superiors decide to have him forcibly retired, but he fights to remain on duty despite his disability, ultimately rising to command an aircraft carrier during the Korean War. Fact-based drama, starring Sterling Hayden and Alexis Smith.

Cast & Crew

Rear Admiral John Madison Hoskins Sterling Hayden
Sue Hoskins Alexis Smith
Seaman PJ "Zuggy" Zugbaum Ben Cooper
Vice Admiral Thomas L Semple Dean Jagger
Dorothy Buracker Virginia Grey
Director John H Auer
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Language: English Colour


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