Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: The Cruel Sea

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From this Saturday at 2am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 7am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movie The Cruel Sea from 1953.
The Cruel Sea is a 1953 British war film starring Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker, Liam Redmond, Virginia McKenna and Moira Lister.
The film, which was made by Ealing Studios seven years after the end of the Second World War, was directed by Charles Frend and produced by Leslie Norman.
It is based on the bestselling 1951 novel of the same name by former naval officer Nicholas Monsarrat, though the screenplay by Eric Ambler omits some of the novel's grimmest moments.
Directed by: Charles Frend.
Produced by: Leslie Norman, Norman Priggen & Michael Balcon (executive producer).
Written by: Eric Ambler.
Based on: The Cruel Sea: by Nicholas Monsarrat.
Starring: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott, Virginia McKenna and Stanley Baker.
Music by: Alan Rawsthorne.
Cinematography: Gordon Dines.
Edited by: Peter Tanner.
Production company: Ealing Studios.
Distributed by : GDF (UK), Universal-International (US).
Release date: 24 March 1953 (UK), 19 August 1953 (US).
Running time: 126 minutes.
Country: United Kingdom.
Language: English.
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