The Sea Around Us (film)

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The Sea Around Us
Film poster for "The Sea Around Us"
Directed by Irwin Allen
Produced by Irwin Allen
Rachel L. Carson
Written by Irwin Allen
Narrated by Don Forbes
Theodore von Eltz
Music by Constantin Bakaleinikoff
Cinematography Doane Harrison
Edited by Frederic Knudtson
Distributed by RKO
Release date
  • July 7, 1953 (1953-07-07)[1]
Running time
61 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Sea Around Us is a 1953 American documentary film directed by Irwin Allen and released by RKO. It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[2][3] It was based on the Rachel Carson book of the same name.



  1. ^ "The Sea Around Us: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ Crowther, Bosley. "NY Times: The Sea Around Us". NY Times. Retrieved November 8, 2008. 
  3. ^ "The 25th Academy Awards (1953) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 20, 2011. 

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