The Incredible Petrified World (1957)

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Underwater drama.

A team of four in a new experimental diving bell become trapped at the bottom of the ocean after the cable snaps from the boat above. The four explorers reside in a dense cave system under the water, where they find a mad hermet. Volcanic eruptions destroy the caves, and the hermit, but the four explorers are rescued by a rescue-team.

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