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The Phantom Submarine (1940)

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70 min | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

On the night before he sails in search of the steamship Arcadia's sunken gold, Paul Sinclair (Bruce Bennett)meets Madeliene Nielson (Anita Louise) in a San Francisco nightclub. On the second day at sea, Madeliene turns up as a stowaway. ...See moreOn the night before he sails in search of the steamship Arcadia's sunken gold, Paul Sinclair (Bruce Bennett)meets Madeliene Nielson (Anita Louise) in a San Francisco nightclub. On the second day at sea, Madeliene turns up as a stowaway. While diving and searching for the sunken gold, off the Phillipines, Paul discovers that a foreign-country submarine has been laying mines in order to completely cut off the Phillipines from American protection. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Joseph Krumgold (screenplay) | Augustus Muir (story)
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Cinematographer
Editor
William A. Lyon (as William Lyon)
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Updated Dec 20, 1940

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Dec 20, 1940 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Anita Louise
Madeleine Neilson Madeleine Neilson   See fewer
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Bruce Bennett
Paul Sinclair Paul Sinclair   See fewer
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Oscar O'Shea
Captain Velsar Captain Velsar   See fewer
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John Tyrrell
Dreaux Dreaux   See fewer
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Pedro de Cordoba
Henri Jerome Henri Jerome   See fewer
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Victor Wong
Willie Ming Willie Ming   See fewer
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Charles McMurphy
2nd Mate 2nd Mate   See fewer
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Harry Strang
Chief Engineer Chief Engineer   See fewer
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Don Beddoe
Bartlett Bartlett   See fewer
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Ward Arnold
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Barton
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Barwyn
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernie Breakston
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Budd Fine
Chalon (uncredited) Chalon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Fiske
Cab Driver (uncredited) Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
Jonas (uncredited) Jonas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Myron Geiger
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Kascier
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Laughton
Cab Driver (uncredited) Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Rhein
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Ruhl
Lt. Morrissey (uncredited) Lt. Morrissey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Scott
Assistant Editor (uncredited) Assistant Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mildred Shay
Cigarette Girl (uncredited) Cigarette Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Helmsman (uncredited) Helmsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacques Vanaire
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Zynda
Sub Commander (uncredited) Sub Commander (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 23 votes