Naval Warfare Movies

The Seas Beneath

Director: John Ford
Starring: George O'Brien, Marion Lessing, Warren Hymer, John Loder

Published: 1931
Country: USA
Length: 99 min.
Keywords: WWI, Feature

This is the VHS release (see more).


During World War I, an American submarine takes on a U-boat. Two female characters figure in subplots of espionage and betrayed love.


Filmed on location at Catalina Island. Two submarines, a minesweeper, and the help of the US Navy were enlisted to add authenticity to this film.