Trivia / The Poseidon Adventure

  • AFIS 100 Years 100 Thrills: #90
  • All-Star Cast
  • Dawson Casting: In Beyond The Poseidon Adventure, 26-year-old Angela Cartwright plays a teenager, signified by her "innocent" 1950s-style wardrobe. Inverted with Peter Boyle (b.1935) as her father, playing a World War Two vet, despite being only ten when the war ended.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Plenty of that among its cast; one example is Jack Albertson.
    • River Song is a British agent in the 2005 version.
  • Non-Singing Voice: The Award Bait Song "The Morning After" is sung by Carol Lynley's character Nonnie, but Lynley's voice is dubbed over by singer Renee Armand.
  • Unintentional Period Piece
  • Write What You Know: Paul Gallico was actually in a ship hit by a tidal wave. If the wave would have been even a little stronger, the ship would have capsized. From there, Gallico started thinking about characters in that particular situation...