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The Sea Chase

The Sea Chase (1955)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1955 Wide

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John Wayne plays anti-Nazi Prussian sea captain Karl Erlich in Sea Chase, one of the many film commentaries released post WWII. Though staunchly opposed to the Nazi regime, Karl (Wayne) feels it would nevertheless be unpatriotic should he refuse to save his ship from destruction. His ship--an old, rusty 5,000 ton freighter named the Ergenstrasse--is being pursued by a British warship on his journey from Australia back to Germany. Captain Erlich does everything he can to save his ship and his

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Classics, Action & Adventure

May 3, 2005

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To enjoy this John Wayne's popular action adventure, you'll have to disregard its terrible script and bizarre casting of the Duke as a German sea captain.

January 31, 2007 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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"This letterboxed version was watchable only to see how Lana acts while wearing furs..."

July 25, 2001 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Decent if cliched WWII actioner. Lana looks great especially considering she's on a German frieghter for weeks on end, she never less then immaculate! A pleasant time filler.
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