Aired Saturday June 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pmon Talking Pictures TV

Hell and High Water (1954)


Espionage thriller about a plot to make America appear responsible for a communist nuclear strike on North Korea. A submarine commander leads a secret mission to the Arctic to check reports that Russia is assembling a nuclear arsenal on a remote island. The film is so virulently anti-communist that even a British critic called it a "disgrace and an insult".

Cast and crew
  • Samuel FullerDirector
  • Richard WidmarkCapt. Adam Jones
  • Bella DarviDenise Montel
  • Victor FrancenProf. Montel
  • Cameron Mitchell'Ski' Brodski
  • Gene EvansChief Holter
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