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Sea Wife (1957)

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81 min | Drama, Thriller, War

In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator, and a black seaman. Only the seaman knows the woman is a nun...See moreIn 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator, and a black seaman. Only the seaman knows the woman is a nun. The men reveal their true selves under the hardships of survival. Told in a too-long flashback frame. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
George K. Burke (screenplay) | J.M. Scott (novel "Sea-Wyf")
Cinematographer
Edward Scaife (as Ted Scaife)
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Updated Apr 4, 1957

Release date
Oct 16, 1957 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Joan Collins
Sea Wife Sea Wife   See fewer
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Richard Burton
Biscuit Biscuit   See fewer
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Basil Sydney
Bulldog Bulldog   See fewer
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Cy Grant
Number Four Number Four   See fewer
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Ronald Squire
Clubman Clubman   See fewer
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Harold Goodwin
Daily Telegraph Clerk Daily Telegraph Clerk   See fewer
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Roddy Hughes
Club Barman Club Barman   See fewer
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Gibb McLaughlin
Club Porter Club Porter   See fewer
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Lloyd Lamble
Captain 'San Felix' Captain 'San Felix'   See fewer
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Ronald Adam
Army Padre Army Padre   See fewer
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Nicholas Hannen
Elderly Passenger Elderly Passenger   See fewer
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Otokichi Ikeda
Submarine Commander Submarine Commander   See fewer
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Tenji Takagi
Submarine Interpreter Submarine Interpreter   See fewer
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Beatrice Varley
Elderly Nun Elderly Nun   See fewer
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Ali Allen
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Janice Blake
Twin on Ship (uncredited) Twin on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carla Challoner
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pauline Challoner
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anne Cooke
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christopher Cooke
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Cowell
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Janina Faye
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mandy Harper
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yvette Hosler
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Knight
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Rice
Newspaper Vendor (uncredited) Newspaper Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Sadler
Child on Ship (uncredited) Child on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edith Saville
Elderly Woman on Ship (uncredited) Elderly Woman on Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Sharp
Crewman (uncredited) Crewman (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 518 votes