Ice Station Zebra

Ice Station Zebra (1968)

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Capt. Leslie Anders: You will inform the men that there will be a short view inspection at 0700 hours.
1st Lt. Russell Walker: Yes, sir.
Capt. Leslie Anders: And, Lieutenant, it will be a bitch.

1st Lt. Russell Walker: It's just... none of us have ever been aboard a submarine before.
Cmdr. Ferraday: Rest easy. I have.

Cmdr. Ferraday: I'm in command of this submarine, and I am not sticking another torpedo up that spout.

David Jones: May I ask, Captain, when we expect to reach the ice barrier?
Cmdr. Ferraday: Yes, you may ask.

Cmdr. Ferraday: We operate on a first-name basis. My first name is Captain.

David Jones: People with top security clearances are being hung everyday.

David Jones: ...and all of a sudden, you know a whole damn lot about my business.
Cmdr. Ferraday: We don't believe in going on a mission totally blindfolded.

Cmdr. Ferraday: It wasn't sealing wax. It wasn't chewing gum. It was epoxy glue. And all of a sudden you know a whole damn lot about submarines.
David Jones: I know how to wreck them, and I know how to lie, steal, kidnap, counterfeit, suborn and kill. That's my job. I do it with great pride.

Boris Vaslov: They say - a bull in the ring dies a much better death, than a steer in a slaughterhouse. A bull has a chance.

Factual error: "Ice Station Zebra" is one of dozens of films which make the mistake of showing people carrying rifles such as M-16s with the magazines inserted. In the scene where Marine Captain Jim Brown arrives at the submarine via helicopter, he comes aboard passing his M-16 through a hatch with the magazine inserted, barrel first - a double safety violation. I first saw the movie in a Marine Corps base theater, and all of us yelled at the screen when we saw that.

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Trivia: The famed aviator Howard Hughes was supposedly obsessed with this film, and sources claim it was his favorite. In his later years as a recluse, he allegedly would watch this film daily in his private theater.

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