Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

Director: Lloyd Bacon and Byron Haskin … (uncredited) and Raoul Walsh (uncredited)

Screenplay: John Howard Lawson

Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Alan Hale and Ruth Gordon.


The Pitch: “Hey, let’s put Bogie in a war picture to support the troops!”

Tagline: Warner Bros. thunderous story of the men of the merchant marine!

The Overview:  Beware of Spoilers…

Survivors of an American transport ship sunk by a German sub and left lost at sea for nearly two weeks, decide to re-up on another ship joining an international convoy to take supplies to troops through waters patrolled by German sub wolf packs.  As luck would have it…

The opening scenes of the men dealing with their sinking ship is impressive!

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