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Thursday, May 1, 2014

The Bedford Incident (1965)

  • Sidney Poitier
  • Richard Widmark
  • James MacArthur
Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the Bedford discovers a Soviet sub in the depths and the captain begins a relentless pursuit, pushing his crew to the breaking point. This one's grim tension to the end.


d2o said...

As I am a HUGE Sidney Poitier, when I saw this movie(unfortunately, elsewhere..), I immediately snarfed a copy. Definitely one of THE better Cold War era/Sidney Poitier films.

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