Corvette K-225 (1943)

Genres - Action, Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Combat Films, Romantic Adventure  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Randolph Scott was the star of Corvette K-225, a tribute to the World War II corvette escorts which guided Allied convoys through treacherous Atlantic waters. Scott plays the officer in charge of a Royal Canadian corvette cruiser, dedicated to keeping the troops safe from enemy submarine attack. The focus of the film is a danger-ridden journey from Halifax to Britain, the tension quotient heightened by the use of actual combat footage. Only the romantic triangle involving Scott, James Brown and Ella Raines bogs down this thrill-a-minute war picture. Corvette K-225 was produced by Howard Hawks, though the direction was credited to Richard Rosson.



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