Hell and High Water

Hell and High Water

103 mins | Action, War | Feb. 6, 1954

A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.

Hell and High Water

103 mins | Action, War | Feb. 6, 1954

Hell and High Water
A privately-financed scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Navy officer to conduct an Alaskan submarine expedition in order to prevent a Red Chinese anti-American plot that may lead to World War III. Mixes deviously plotted schoolboy fiction with submarine spectacle and cold war heroics.
IMDb rating 6.2
Producers 20th Century Fox
Original title Hell and High Water
Directors Samuel Fuller
Writers Jesse Lasky Jr., Samuel Fuller, David Hempstead

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 Tugboat Walker

Stephen Bekassy

as Neuman

Richard Loo

as Hakada Fujimori

Henry Kulky

as McCrossin (uncredited)

Ray Stevens

as Crewman (uncredited)

Leslie Bradley

as Mr. Aylesworth (uncredited)

Robert Adler

as Welles (uncredited)

Eugene Borden

as French Reporter (uncredited)

John Wengraf

as Col. Schuman (uncredited)

Ben Wright

as BBC Announcer (uncredited)