The British Navy engages German U-Boats and the pocket battleship Graf Spee in the South Atlantic. Meanwhile, the United States exerts it's influence to keep the Vichy French from turning vessels in ...
Most of the NBC affiliates ran the series at 3:00 PM (Eastern Time Zone) on Sunday afternoon. See more »
This documentary series was so popular that, several years later, in 1954, the footage from the 26 episodes was edited, and a 35mm negative was prepared, for a theatrical release in a 98 minute version. During the next decade this version was released in many foreign countries, including some of the former Axis powers. This gave audiences the chance to see the footage on a large screen and hear Richard Rodger's famous symphonic score in higher fidelity from the large theater speakers. See more »
Even in Black and White, Victory at Sea stands as a TV masterpiece. Their production techniques a half century ago using a dramatic musical score to allow the action to flow in lieu of unnecessary chatter, but with the occasional powerful voice of Leonard Graves to tie the scenes together was a model for NFL Films.
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