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The Cruel Sea (1953) was a Drama - War Film directed by Charles Frend and produced by Michael Balcon.

Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)

Best WritingEric AmblerNominated

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On boarding the castle class frigate, Ericson and Lockhart question whether there is actually a castle called 'Saltash Castle'. There is a castle in Saltash but it is more correctly called Trematon Castle.
The film debut of Alec McCowen
Stanley Baker fought for the part of Bennett, and actually replaced another actor who had originally been cast.
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