The New Pictures, Jul. 12, 1948

Deep Waters (20th Century-Fox) is a very mild movie about a lobsterman (Dana Andrews) who loves the sea, a state social worker (Jean Peters) who hates and fears it, and an orphan (Dean Stockwell) in her charge who gets caught in their crossfire. The boy loves the sea as much as Dana does; Dana is glad to take him on as an apprentice and even wants to adopt him; Jean does everything she can to keep him out of the dreadful trade.

The lovers and the child make each other quite a lot of needless...

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