Operation Pacific

Operation Pacific (1951)

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Ens. Caldwell: Gee, that's the first time I ever saw a sub get knocked off.

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Duke E. Gifford: How's the picture?
Lt. Larry: Oh, all right I guess, sir... the things those Hollywood guys can do with a submarine.

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'Pop' Perry: Take her down.

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Lt. Mary Stuart: What's the matter cupid? I saw your wire.
'Pop' Perry: Have you been seeing a lot of Bob?
Lt. Mary Stuart: Yes.
'Pop' Perry: Should we level with each other, like always?
Lt. Mary Stuart: Like always.
'Pop' Perry: I think you and Duke belong together. I don't know what's been keeping you apart, but I'd hate to think you were using my kid brother to solve your problem.
Lt. Mary Stuart: Aww Pop, why didn't I meet you first?

Revealing mistake: When the torpedo is fired at a Japanese ship, the underwater shot of the torpedo cruising reveals it being pulled by a long wire. It is also apparent that it was filmed in a tank with the reflection of the sun on the tank wall.

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Question: Why do they look into the scope soon as it starts to rise? The view part would still be in the water.

Answer: A good submarine skipper ensure he always has a low periscope profile, as it's easily seen when out of the water too much. That's why he looks through the scope even while underwater, so the scope is only just out of the water.

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Answer: It was probably a deliberate mistake by the filmmakers to keep the action and plot moving quickly, rather than realistically waiting for the periscope to be fully out of the water.

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