The Aquarians (1970)

USA, 24 October 1970
35mm film, Technicolor, 4:3
mono, English

An American science fiction television film directed by Don McDougall.

Plot Summary

A team of marine search for the world's supply of that has been stolen and hidden somewhere in the ocean.


Directed by: Don McDougall
© MCMLXX [1970] by Universal City Studios, Inc.
Universal City Studios, Inc. presents an Ivan Tors Films, Inc. production
Produced by: Ivan Tors
Co-producer: Charles F. Engel
Associate Producers: Harry Redmond, Jordan Klein
Production Manager: William Owens
Teleplay by: Leslie Stevens and Winston Miller
Story by: Ivan Tors and Alan Caillou
Assistant Director: Gayle De Camp
Director of Photography: Clifford Poland
Film Editor: Erwin Dumbrille
Post Production Executive: George Gale
Color: Consolidated Film Industries, Inc., Capital Film Laboratories, Inc.
Music: Lalo Schifrin
Music & Sound Supervision: Gordon Zahler
Sound: Ryder Sound Services, Inc., Warren Sound Systems, Inc.
Wardrobe: Dyke Davis
Makeup: Clay Lambert
Hair Stylist: Denise Moran
Art Director: Gene Harris
Set Decoration: Bill O'Connell

Sequences Directed in the Bahamas by: Ricou Browning
Photographed by: Jordan Klein
Technical Advsior: Dr Andreas B. Rechnitzer

Ricardo Montalban (Dr Luis Delgado)
José Ferrer (Dr Alfred Vreeland)
Kate Woodville [real name: Katherine Woodville] (Barbara Brand)
Lawrence Casey (Bob Exeter)
Tom Simcox (Jerry Hollis)
Chris Robinson (Ledring)
Curt Lowens (Ehrlich)
Leslie Nielsen (special introduction by/official)
Elisa Ingram (Jean Hollis)
Joan Murphy (Norma)
Austin Stoker (Bogan)
Napoleon Reed (Aganda official)
Henry Mortimer (bellboy)
Phil Philbin (1st technician)
Dan Chandler (sonar man)
Ted Swanson (aide)
William Evenson (Jim Morgan)
Ken Harris [real name: Kenneth M. Harris] (2nd technician)
Roger Phillips (third technician)
Myron Natwick (1st reporter)
Harlan Warde (2nd reporter)

Alternative Titles

Deep Lab
Fare på dypt vann
– Norwegian video title
Gefahr in der Tiefe
– West German title


Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.26 – credits
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.16 – credits