First underwater animated TV show [Colour]

Last updated: September 6, 2017 at 3:13 am

Stingray (1964) was the first Supermarionation show filmed in colour. It was produced by AP Films for ITC Entertainment. It was also the first British television programme filmed entirely in colour. Stingray was a combat submarine capable of reaching speeds of 600 knots and the depth of 36,000 feet. It was piloted by Capt. Troy Tempest. Titan’s slave girl Marina was modeled on French actress Brigitte Bardot.

“Anything can happen in the next half hour.” — Samuel “Sam” Shore, Commander of the WASP base at Marineville

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