Abandon Ship! (1957)
aka "Seven Waves Away"
Drama / Suspense
Directed by Richard Sale
Tyrone Power as Executive Officer Alec Holmes
Mai Zetterling as Julie White
Lloyd Nolan as Frank Kelly
Stephen Boyd as Will McKinley
Moira Lister as Edith Middleton
James Hayter as 'Cookie' Morrow
Finlay Currie as Mr. Wheaton
John Stratton as Jimmy 'Sparks' Clary
Victor Maddern as Willy Hawkins
Eddie Byrne as Michael Faroni
Noel Willman as Aubrey Clark
Moultrie Kelsall as Daniel Cane
Robert Harris as Arthur J. Middleton
Gordon Jackson as John Merritt
A group of twenty people have survived their luxury boat sinking and find protection on a life boat meant for only nine people. There are many different personalities on the life boat that range from an opera singer to gambler. The Captain and the executive officer are part of the entourage and after the captain passes away from his wounds, the executive officer takes control as a hurricane is coming their way. Their food and water supply runs out and the officer is left to decide on who to throw over and who lives.
Similar to the 1948 Alfred Hitchcock thriller "Lifeboat"
Abandon Ship! - Trailer
Actors: Stephen Boyd, Lloyd Nolan, Tyrone Power