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After a Nazi torpedo reduces an ocean liner to wooden splinters and scorched personal effects, the survivors of the attack pull themselves aboard a drifting lifeboat in the hope of eventual rescue. But the motivations of the German submarine captain (Walter Slezak) might extend beyond mere survival.
Set during the dying stages of World War II, Anatahan tells the story of 12 Japanese seamen stranded on a forgotten island for seven years. Accompanied only by Keiko (Akemi Negishi), a young Japanese woman, all discipline is soon overcome by a struggle for power and control over Keiko’s affections.
William Holden stars as the laconic J.J. Sefton, a prisoner whose cynical and mercenary disposition leads his fellow prisoners to conjecture his role as an informant after two men are shot in an escape attempt. But who exactly is the real spy shuttling inside knowledge to the ever-watchful Oberst von Scherbach?
Nazi Germany’s greatest battleship is pinned down at her anchorage in Norway. Making a break for freedom and the safety of air cover from the Luftwaffe, the great ship is chased by the Royal Navy, led by the Admiralty’s Chief of Operations, Captain Jonathan Shepard (Kenneth More), and WRNS Second Officer Anne Davis (Dana Wynter).
Three very different women find themselves attracted to American G.I.s at a new military base in town, but quickly interactions between the Yanks and their British hosts begin to strain under the tension of the war, throwing uncertainty over their new romances. Starring Richard Gere and Vanessa Redgrave.