Hell and High Water

1954

Hell and High Water

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A White House announcement concerning the explosion of a nuclear bomb outside the U.S. provides the framework for this drama that purports to tell the story behind the mysterious blast. The story begins with a group of scientists who are deeply concerned about the government's lack of preparation for nuclear war. To help them find the communist nuclear arsenals hidden in the North Pacific, they hire a submarine captain. The group is appalled to learn of a Russian plot to drop a bomb from an American B-29 on North Korea, knowing full well the U.S. would be blamed. To stop them, the submariners shoot down the plane and explode the bomb.

Cast

Richard Widmark
as Capt. Adam Jones
Bella Darvi
as Denise Montel
Victor Francen
as Prof. Montel
Cameron Mitchell
as 'Ski' Brodski
Gene Evans
as Chief Holter
David Wayne
as Dugboat Walker
Richard Loo
as Fujimori
Peter Scott
as Happy Mosk
Henry Kulky
as Gunner McCrossin
Artarne Wong
as Chin Lee
Harry Carter
as Quartermaster
Don Orlando
as Carpino
John Gifford
as Torpedo
Tommy Walker
as Crew Member
Leslie E. Bradley
as Mr. Aylesworth
John Wengraf
as Col. Schuman
Harry Denny
as McAuliff
Edo Mita
as Taxi Driver
Ramsey Williams
as Lieutenant
Harlan Warde
as Photographer
Neyle Morrow
as Crewman
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Audience Reviews for Hell and High Water

Richard Widmark leads a civilian expedition, on a salvaged Japanese submarine, to search for a mysterious uninhabited island and a secret stash of atomic weapons. Weak cold war adventure pic that's technically inept and often ridiculous.

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