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The Bedford Incident Movie Review Summary

Actors: Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Martin Balsam, Eric Portman

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Journalist Ben Munceford (Sidney Poitier) is sent to write a news story on the U.S.S. Bedford, an American navy destroyer. He meets the ships captain, Eric Finlander (Richard Widmark) and learns that the Bedford is trailing a Soviet submarine that has violated the territorial waters of Greenland.
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Finlander keeps his crew on high alert, but soon the chase grows tiring and when as they attempt to force the submarine to appear, one mistake could start World War III.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Navy Specific to    -   near future war

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)

Setting

Ice Caps?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   warship

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Kind of violence:    -   nuclear/unconventional war Unusual forms of death    -   visually blown into pieces Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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