Sam produces this fast-driving drive-in special, whose 200+ credits include Earth vs. the Flying Saucers & Rock Around the Clock. This is where the cult-movie rubber meets the road.
While on a business trip, Tom Phillips gets into a car accident. Although Tom suffered no paralysis from his back injury, he did come out of the accident with a chronic back problem. The Phillips end up moving from their Boston home and buying a motel in California. Tom would be physically able to do the work required running a motel, and the dry heat is good for his back. But as they approach California, they encounter a bunch of reckless hot rodders named Duke, Ernie and Gloria...
“There are eight million stories in the Naked City,” as the narrator immortally states at the close of this breathtakingly vivid film—and this is one of them. Master noir craftsman Jules Dassin and newspaperman-cum-producer Mark Hellinger’s dazzling police procedural, The Naked City, was shot entirely on location in New York. As influenced by Italian neorealism as American crime fiction, this double Academy Award winner remains a benchmark for naturalism in noir, living and breathing in the promises and perils of the Big Apple, from its lowest depths to its highest skyscrapers.
"There are eight million stories in the Naked City," as the narrator immortally states at the close of this breathtakingly vivid film--and this is one of them. Master noir craftsman Jules Dassin and newspaperman-cum-producer Mark Hellinger's dazzling police procedural, The Naked City, was shot entirely on location in New York and remains a benchmark for naturalism in noir.
It's a daring and dangerous underwater adventure with Oscar-winner Cary Grant ("The Awful Truth," "Suspicion," "North by Northwest") as the captain of a U.S. submarine bound for a search and destroy mission in Tokyo harbor during WWII. Co-starring Oscar-nominee John Garfield ("Gentleman's Agreement," "The Postman Always Rings Twice"). Look for the screen debut of young John Forsythe (TV's "Dynasty" and the voice of Charlie on "Charlie's Angels"). Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay.
In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore.
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