The Sea Chase Poster

Release Date: 1955

DVD Release Date: May 3rd, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
Karl Ehrlich (John Wayne) is the German captain of a freighter stationed in an Australian port. Ehrlich, a fervent opponent of Nazism, receives word that World War II has commenced in Europe, and that he must immediately make his way to Germany while avoiding the pursuing Allied ships. Aboard his ship is a German spy (Lana Turner), whose safe passage he must ensure. Meanwhile, a British ship -- with Cmdr. Jeff Napier (David Farrar) at its helm -- is hot on their trail.

Cast: John Wayne, Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger, Tab Hunter, James Arness, Wilton Graff, Richard Davalos

Director: John Farrow

Genres: War, Thriller

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Pursuit, Rousing, 1940s, Escape, Suspenseful