Sons of the Sea (film)
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England, 1939. The head of Dartmouth Naval College is murdered. His successor, Captain Hyde, believes that he was in fact the intended target of the assassination. He soon begins to realise that both British and foreign intelligence agents are at work. He enlists the help of his son, a reluctant sea cadet, to smoke them out.
The film was made shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War, something explored in the themes of the film. Unusually for the time, it was made entirely in colour; it was the only feature film to do so using the Dufaycolor process.
It was restored and shown on BBC television in 2005.
- Leslie Banks - Captain Hyde
- Kay Walsh - Alison Devar
- Mackenzie Ward - Newton Hulls
- Cecil Parker - Commander Herbert
- Simon Lack - Philip Hyde
- Ellen Pollock - Margaret Hulls
- Peter Shaw - John Strepte
- Nigel Stock - Rudd
- Kynaston Reeves - Professor Devar
- Charles Eaton - Commander-in-Chief
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