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The Secret of Deep Harbor is a 1961 film directed by Edward L. Cahn, and starring Ron Foster and Merry Anders.[2]

Secret of Deep Harbor
"Secret of Deep Harbor" (1961).jpg
Original lobby card with Merry Anders and Ron Foster
Directed byEdward L. Cahn
Produced byEdward Small (executive)
Robert E. Kent
Written byOwen Harris
Wells Root
Based onnovel by Max Miller
StarringRon Foster
Merry Anders
Music byRichard LaSalle
CinematographyGilbert Warrenton
Edited byKenneth G. Crane
Harvard Film Corporation
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • October 25, 1961 (1961-10-25)[1]
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States

It was a remake by producer Edward Small of his earlier I Cover the Waterfront (1932).[3]



Reporter Skip Hanlon (Ron Foster) is in love with Janey Fowler (Merry Anders), whose father (Barry Kelley) is a sea captain employed by the Mafia. The mob pay the captain to transport gangsters out of the U.S., but when a murder occurs, Skip blows the whistle on the captain. Janey sides with her father, and goes on the run with him to Mexico, with Skip hot on their trail.

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  1. ^ CINEMA 16 PLANS PROGRAMMING SHIFT: Film Society to Concentrate on Foreign Moviemakers By EUGENE ARCHER. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] October 25, 1961: 34.
  2. ^ "Secret of Deep Harbor". BFI.
  3. ^ The Screen: Waterfront Melodrama at Local Theatres Thompson, Howard. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] October 26, 1961: 39.

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