Lifeboat (1944)In the Atlantic during WWII, a ship and a German U-boat are involved in a battle and both are sunk. The survivors from the ship gather in one of the boats. They are from a variety of backgrounds: an international journalist, a rich businessman, the radio operator, a nurse, a steward, a sailor and an engineer with communist tendencies. Trouble starts when they pull a man out of the water who turns out to be from the U-boat.
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
The cast includes: Tallulah Bankhead (Constance ''Connie'' Porter), William Yetter Jr. (German sailor), William Bendix (Gus Smith), Walter Slezak (Willy), Mary Anderson (Alice MacKenzie), John Hodiak (John Kovac), Henry Hull (Charles D. ''Ritt'' Rittenhouse), Heather Angel (Mrs. Higgins), Hume Cronyn (Stanley ''Sparks'' Garrett), Canada Lee (George ''Joe'' Spencer)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 96 minutes
Presented in: BW
Related categories: Too Good to Ignore