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Secret of Deep Harbor

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 by Edward L. Cahn
Produced by Edward Small (executive)
Robert E. Kent
Written by Owen Harris
Wells Root
Based on novel by Max Miller
Starring Ron Foster
Merry Anders
Music by Richard LaSalle
Cinematography Gilbert Warrenton
Edited by Kenneth G. Crane
Harvard Film Corporation
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • October 25, 1961 (1961-10-25)[1]
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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 PROGRAMING 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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