Cinema: The New Pictures, Apr. 7, 1958

Run Silent, Run Deep (Hecht, Hill, Lancaster; United Artists) runs noisy, runs shallow. But it gives the moviegoer who is in the market for thrills a fairly good run for his money. Based on the 1955 bestseller by Navy Captain Edward L. Beach (at that time President Eisenhower's Navy aide), the film gets under way as Commander Clark Gable, U.S.N.. loses his submarine in Japan's Bungo Strait. Desked in Honolulu, he strikes for another command and sails for revenge. But there is a hitch: the command that Gable gets had previously been ticketed...

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