It’s “Romeo and Juliet” among the risk-taking sponge divers of the Florida coast, with Robert Wagner and Terry Moore as the young lovers who come from rival diving families. Thrilling underwater scenes, including a battle with an octopus, highlight this drama. Gilbert Roland, Richard Boone and Peter Graves also star. Narrated by Rock Hudson (uncredited).
After returning from a brunch in Pacific Palisades, CA on March 14, 2010, Peter Graves collapsed and died of a heart attack at the age of 83. He was four days from his 84th birthday. It was reported that one of his daughters attempted to revive him, but was unsuccessful.