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Captain Fathom (1955)

TV Movie | 26 min | Adventure

While traveling in enemy waters, Captain Fathom and his crew detect an anomalous reading of radioactivity. The submariners investigate and discover a huge bomb lying on the ocean bottom. While Fathom fastens an explosive to destroy the ...See moreWhile traveling in enemy waters, Captain Fathom and his crew detect an anomalous reading of radioactivity. The submariners investigate and discover a huge bomb lying on the ocean bottom. While Fathom fastens an explosive to destroy the atomic device, his ship is attacked by an enemy submarine. He orders the vessel to flee leaving the Captain and his team of scuba divers behind with a dwindling supply of oxygen in their tanks. Written by David Bassler See less
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Directors
Maurice Kline | Gustav Della Valle (underwater sequences)
Writers
Curt Siodmak (creator) (screenplay) | Thomas M. Dykers (creator) (as Rear Adm. Thomas M. Dykers USN ret.) | William D. Holmes (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 31, 1955

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1955 (United States)

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8 cast members
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Don Megowan
Captain Fathom Captain Fathom   See fewer
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Richard H. Cutting
Professor Barclay (as Richard Cutting) Professor Barclay (as Richard Cutting)   See fewer
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Barbara Wilson
Carol Barclay Carol Barclay   See fewer
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Kenneth Tobey
Jack Clyde (as Ken Tobey) Jack Clyde (as Ken Tobey)   See fewer
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Rod Williams
Derek Taylor Derek Taylor   See fewer
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David McMahon
Duncan (as David Eden) Duncan (as David Eden)   See fewer
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David McLean
Seaman Duncan (uncredited) Seaman Duncan (uncredited)   See fewer
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3.7 / 10 | 10 votes