Submarine Patrol (1938)

Genres - Action, Adventure, War  |   Sub-Genres - Combat Films  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Set during World War I, Submarine Patrol stars Preston S. Foster as a naval officer demoted for dereliction of duty. He is forced to commandeer a battered old submarine chaser and its ragtag crew. Anxious to redeem himself, Foster transforms his loser underlings into a crack combat team, chalking up numerous enemy sinkings. Richard Greene costars as Foster's junior officer, a rich wastrel who matures into a worthwhile individual during his tour of duty. Deftly directed by John Ford, Submarine Patrol was enthusiastically received by audiences and critics alike in 1938.

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war, battle [war], boating, captain [military], crew, danger, daughter, enemy, fleet, group, hero, love, misfit, mission [quest], officer, owner, patrol, playboy, responsibility, sea, submarine, volunteer