Death Ship


Main Details
Premiere Date 1980-03-07
Alternative Titles
  • O Navio Assassino (Brazil)
  • La nave del terror (Colombia)
  • Med kurs mod døden (Denmark)
  • Terror på naziskibet (Denmark (new title))
  • Dödsskeppet (Finland (Swedish title) (informal title))
  • Kuolemanlaiva (Finland (informal title))
  • Cauchemar nazi (France (video title))
  • Le bateau de la mort (France)
  • To ploio fantasma (Greece (transliterated title))
  • To ploio tou thanatou (Greece (video title))
  • La nave fantasma (Italy)
  • ゴースト 血のシャワー (Japan (Japanese title))
  • La nave del terror (Mexico)
  • Travesía hacía la muerte (Mexico (video title))
  • Statek smierci (Poland)
  • O Navio Fantasma (Portugal)
  • Vasul morţii (Romania)
  • Корабль смерти (Russia)
  • El barco de la muerte (Spain)
  • Spökskeppet (Sweden)
  • Ölüm gemisi (Turkey (Turkish title))
  • Das Todesschiff (West Germany)
  • Deathship (World-wide (English title) (alternative spelling))
  • Brod smrti (Yugoslavia (Serbian title))
Category Feature Film
Director Alvin Rakoff
Writer (Screenplay) John Robins
Writer (Story) Jack Hill
Writer (Story) David P. Lewis
Cast George Kennedy as Captain Ashland
Cast Richard Crenna as Trevor Marshall
Cast Nick Mancuso as Nick
Cast Sally Ann Howes as Margaret Marshall
Cast Kate Reid as Sylvia
Cast Victoria Burgoyne as Lori
Cast Jennifer McKinney as Robin Marshall
Cast Danny Higham as Ben Marshall
Cast Saul Rubinek as Jackie
Cast Lee Murray* as Parsons
Cast Doug Smith as Seaman No. 1
Cast Tony Sherwood* as Seaman No. 2
Cast Adolf Hitler as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cast Andrew Semple as Strangled Sailor (uncredited)
Producer Derek Gibson
Producer Harold Greenberg
Associate Producer Larry Nessis*
Music Ivor Slaney
Director Of Photography René Verzier
Film Editor Mike Campbell
Production Designer Chris Burke
Art Director Michel Proulx
Hairdresser Pierre David (2)
Make-up Artist Joan Isaacson
Hairdresser Huguette Roy
Unit Manager: USA Michael Bennett
Production Supervisor Adrian Hughes
Production Manager Roger Heroux*
Assistant Director Charles Braive
Second Assistant Director Pedro Gandol
Props Buyer Frances Calder
Assistant Art Direction Pierre Gelinas
Props Buyer Jim Hodgson
Props David Phillips (2)
Props Master Norman Simpson
Construction Supervisor Andre Brochu as (uncredited)
Re-Recording Mixer Dave Appleby*
Sound Mixer Henri Blondeau
Post-Synchronisation Sound Effects Terry Burke
Sound Effects Assistant Steve Cole*
Re-Recording Mixer Austin Grimaldi
Post-Synchronisation Sound Effects Andy Malcolm
Boom Operator Normand Mercier
Sound Effects Assistant Michele Moses
Sound Effects Editor Bill Trent*
Foley Recording Mixer Don White (2) as (uncredited)
Special Effects Mike Albrechtsen*
Special Effects Peter Hughes (2)
Stunt Coordinator Grant Page
Photographer: Second Unit Peter Benison
Chief Lighting Technician Michel-Paul Belisle*
Still Photographer Frank Connor
Best Boy Greg Daniels (2)
Camera Assistant Denis Gingras
Camera Assistant Paul Gravel
Camera Operator Frank Lenk
Camera Grip Andre Oullette*
Camera Operator John Palmer
Key Grip Norman Smith
Casting: Canada Ingrid Fischer
Casting: Canada Victoria Mitchell
Casting: U.K. Anna St. Johns
Casting: U.K. Sue Stone
Costumer Paul-André Guérin
Costumer Gaudeline Sauriol
Editing Assistant Greg Glynn
Editing Assistant Yurij Luhovy
Editing Assistant Jean-Pol Passet
Script Supervisor June Randall
Script Supervisor Trainee Linda Browne as (uncredited)
Production Assistant: USA Victoria Barney
Unit Publicist Joy Berger
Technical Advisor Jean Louis Bibeau
Production Assistant Monique Brasseur
Production Executive Don Carmody
Production Assistant Micheline D'Andre
Unit Publicist Michael Dalling
Advisor: German Memorabilia Andre Genest
Production Accountant Shirley Gill
Production Accountant Linda Gregory
Production Assistant: USA Nancy Mayer
Unit Publicist Dave Novak
Technical Advisor Captain Pelletier
Technical Advisor Jacques Vezina
Technical Advisor Leon Vezina
Notes A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a World War II Nazi torture vessel.


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