STARRING: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins, Donna Andersen, John Tate

1959, 134 Minutes, Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Description: Gregory Peck plays a submarine commander looking for survivors in Australia after a nuclear holocaust. Ava Gardner is among them and, somewhat improbably under the circumstances, becomes his love interest. Fred Astaire and Anthony Perkins are among the characters awaiting death from the gradual spread of radiation from the north.

Black & White story about a submarine crew awaiting the end of the world at a seaside resort in Australia.

See World War Three has broken out for some reason (never explained in the film) and Australia will be last to be struck by the radioactivity that has wiped out the rest of the world.

Downbeat, depressing and about as much fun as stuffing your head into a bucket of wet cement . . .


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