Run Silent, Run Deep
Captain ahab and his elusive prize each get a wwii makeover in run silent, run deep, robert wise’s pacific theater mystery wherein commander richardson (clark gable) of the usanerka mercilessly hunts the japanese destroyer that sank his vintage vessel and killed his crew.
All the even as, the extra thrilling contention is taking place inside the american sub, in which richardson has to take care of his ambitious more youthful xo bledsoe (burt lancaster), in a mirrored image of the very actual discord among fading famous person gable and lancaster. Off-display struggle proved grimly superb: gable, then a continual alcoholic, gives you a definitely exhausted overall performance as the obsessed richardson, whilst the conflict of egos among gable and lancaster seeps into the strength balance enmity between their characters. A number of run silent’s then-state of the art miniature outcomes may additionally have dated, but the ocean-certain war scenes nevertheless have a tactility that no modern cgi can in shape. Scenes of enemy torpedoes or intensity fees narrowly sailing with the aid of the nerka pass in agonizing silence, as smart cranks up the anxiety internal richardson’s compressed tin can with a close, disturbing realism.