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Ice Station Zebra (1968)

G 148 min - Action, Drama - 23 October 1968
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A top-secret Soviet spy satellite -- using stolen Western technology -- malfunctions and then goes into a descent that lands it near an isolated Arctic research encampment called Ice Station Zebra, belonging to the British, which starts sending out distress signals before falling silent. The atomic submarine Tigerfish, commanded by Cmdr. James Ferraday (Rock Hudson), is dispatched to save them.

Director:  John Sturges
Stars:  Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Jim Brown, Tony Bill, Lloyd Nolan, Alf Kjellin, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ted Hartley, Murray Rose, Ron Masak, Sherwood Price, Lee Stanley, Joseph Bernard, John Orchard

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A top-secret Soviet spy satellite -- using stolen Western technology -- malfunctions and then goes into a descent that lands it near an isolated Arctic research encampment called Ice Station Zebra, belonging to the British, which starts sending out distress signals before falling silent. The atomic submarine Tigerfish, commanded by Cmdr. James Ferraday (Rock Hudson), is dispatched to save them.



Tagline: An American nuclear sub.. a sky full of Russian paratroopers--and a race for the secret of Ice Station Zebra!

Genres: Action, Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  23 October 1968

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Filmways Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 28 min

Academy Award Nominations

CINEMATOGRAPHY — Daniel L. Fapp
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS — Hal Millar, J. McMillan Johnson


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