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Action in the North Atlantic Overview:

Action in the North Atlantic (1943) was a War - Drama Film directed by Byron Haskin and Lloyd Bacon and produced by Jack L. Warner and Jerry Wald.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

Best WritingGuy GilpatricNominated

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Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

By Beatrice on Oct 9, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Action in the North Atlantic Directed by Lloyd Bacon Written by John Howard Lawson; story by Guy Gilpatric 1943/USA Warner Bros First viewing/Amazon Instant Video The great action sequences make this film. ?Humphrey Bogart and Raymond Massey don’t hurt either. The story is more or less a ... Read full article

Action in the North Atlantic – 1943

By Bogart Fan on Apr 24, 2013 From The Bogie Film Blog

My Review —A Very Good Film— Your Bogie Fix: ?out of 5 Bogies! Director:? Lloyd Bacon (Byron Haskin finished the film after Bacon was dismissed when the studio could not renegotiate a new contract.) The Lowdown Bogart is Lt. Joe Rossi, second in command on a Merchant Marine tanker that i... Read full article

24 Bogie Movie Marathon #14: Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

By Google profile on Nov 22, 2010 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. A fine World War II movie, indeed. What a superb war movie. It's got all the right elements: action, adventure, interesting characters, a couple of love stories, brains versus brawn, patr... Read full article

Action in the North Atlantic (1943).

By Dawn on Nov 16, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Action in the North Atlantic (1943). War film directed by Lloyd Bacon. Cast:Humphrey Bogart and Raymond Massey as sailors in the U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II. When their ship is attacked by the Germans while traveling in the North Atlantic, Captain Steve vows retribution. Joe, Steve and the... Read full article

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Quotes from

Mrs. Jarvis: For a sailor's wife war is just another storm.

Goldberg: [During night-time sound blackout] I wish I was in Times Square.
Gun crewman: Why?
Goldberg: I'd take a subway home.

Capt. Steve Jarvis: [to a departing German U-boat after it has rammed his survivor lifeboat] Go on, laugh, you apes! You've had your blood and fire to make you laugh, but I swear to God our time is comin'! We'll pay ya back! We'll hunt ya down and slice ya like a piece of cheese!
Lt. Joe Rossi: Oh, they can't hear you.
Capt. Steve Jarvis: No, but God can.

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According to the book 'The Films of World War II' by Joe Morella, Edward Z. Epstein and John Griggs, when this movie had its premiere in New York around the 21st of May 1943, Warner Brothers mogul Jack L. Warner was presented with the Merchant Marine's Victory Flag by three hundred sailors, seventeen torpedo seamen and the US Merchant Marine band. The seamen first marched into the auditorium before the presentation. Apparently, this was "the first war pennant awarded to a member of the film industry."
This was producer Jerry Wald's final film before entering US military service.
Ship-building magnate Henry J. Kaiser thought the film was a morale booster and liked the movie so much that he wanted to screen it to all his war builder colleagues and friends.
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