Academy Awards 1942 -
Best Motion Picture Story: Emeric Pressburger
A taut, suspenseful World War II drama about Nazi servicemen trying to reach neutral American land after their U-boat is sunk in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best Picture, Best Screenplay. Academy Awards: Best Original Story.
After a German U-Boat is bombed to smithereens in the Hudson, its Nazi survivors determine to reach the still-neutral United States and hide out -- and they'll gladly murder anyone who tries to stand in their way.
World War II
The British government invested at least $100,000 in this film, as they felt it would be helpful in promoting the wartime cause.