Underwater!

Underwater!

Jane Russell
Director: John Sturges Cast: Jane Russell
Jane Russell
, Gilbert Roland
Gilbert Roland
, Richard Egan
Richard Egan
John Sturges

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Overview

Both Jane Russell and her uncredited stunt double look great in skimpy swimwear throughout the Technicolor and SuperScope romantic adventure Underwater. Ms. Russell is cast as the wife of fortune-chasing Richard Egan, who takes her along to the Caribbean on a treasure hunt. The couple is accompanied by mercenary Gilbert Roland, priest Robert Keith, and Egan's blonde-doxy secretary Lori Nelson. While exploring the depths in search of untold riches, the little party is menaced by a band of modern-day pirates, led by Joseph Calleila. Partially filmed on location in Mexico, Underwater was completed in a newly-constructed underwater tank in an RKO Radio soundstage. For its world premiere, Underwater was projected on a submerged movie screen at Silver Springs Florida, and the invited guests were encouraged to don aqualungs and bathing uits so that they could watch the picture while swimming! A similar publicity ploy was utilized nine years later at Marineland of the Pacific for the premiere of The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1955).

Product Details

Release Date: 01/28/2020
UPC: 0883929704033
Original Release: 1955
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 14,021

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jane Russell Theresa
Gilbert Roland Dominic
Richard Egan Johnny
Lori Nelson Gloria
Robert Keith Father Cannon
Joseph Calleia Rico
Eugene Iglesias Miguel
Ric Roman Jesus
Dan Bernaducci Waiter
Jayne Mansfield Actor
Robert Polo Deck Hand
James Russell Cab Driver
Max Wagner Bartender

Technical Credits
John Sturges Director
Robert B. Bailey Original Story
Constantin Bakaleinikoff Musical Direction/Supervision
Lamar Boren Cinematographer
Stuart Gilmore Editor
Hugh King Original Story
Walter Newman Screenwriter
Harry Tatelman Producer
Roy Webb Score Composer
Harry J. Wild Cinematographer
Michael Woulfe Costumes/Costume Designer

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