The Deep is a movie that deserves to be remembered and this site attempts to provide verifiable facts, free from publicity hyperbole, with sources where possible. 

Some posts do not have direct links to sources because some archives require a membership that cannot be directly linked to, such as Gale for example. Some books can be borrowed from with a free membership. Some photos are from obscure sources like search engine results or memorabilia sites where inventory is transitory and provenance often unreferenced. 

If you are curious about a source that does not seem referenced please make contact and I will do my best to send it to you.


The Atlanta Journal and Constitution. (1977 18 June) Deep Yates. Barbara Thomas. p3-T.

Ackland-Snow, T. (2018). Art of Illusion: Production Design for Film and Television. The Crowood Press.

American Society of Cinematographers. (March 1977) On Location with The Deep American Cinematographer: The International journal of motion picture production techniques. Hollywood, Calif: ASC Holding Corp.

Benchley, P. (1976). The Deep. New York: Doubleday.

Benchley, P. (2002). Shark trouble. Random House. 

Berg, D., &; Berg, D. (1991). Bermuda shipwrecks: A vacationing diver's guide to Bermuda's shipwrecks. East Rockaway, N.Y: Aqua Explorers.

Bermuda Dive and Snorkel Map 

Bermuda Sun (2007 8 August) Dive site is one of island’s busiest  

Conway, W. M. (1958). Writings of Albrecht Durer. Owen.

Daily News (1976 10 October) Jackie Bisset falls in love with a fish p383

Doubilet, David. "Remembering Peter Benchley." National Geographic Magazine, vol. 210, no. 1, July 2006. National Geographic Archive 1995+, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

Geniesse, J. (1980, Apr 10). Off camera, the decorating is an independent production: Decorating is an independent production. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from 

Griffin, N., &; Masters, K. (1997). Hit and run: how Jon Peters and Peter Guber took Sony for a ride in Hollywood. Touchstone. p85

Guber, P., & Witus, B. (1977). Inside The deep. New York: Bantam Books.

Harmetz, A. (1978, June 26). Studios Are Picking Up More Films From Independents. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from

Harvey, Christopher. (1878) History of Bermuda Hospital 1794-1878, compiled by C Harvey, surgeon, with nosological tables The National Archives Kew UK.

Hoffman, B. (2018, November 9). Jacqueline Bisset reveals how she dodged predators in Hollywood. 

Life Magazine (1956 9 January) Richest Treasure Trove Vol. 40, No. 2. p38

Jones, J. (2002, November 30). Albrecht Dürer: Divine inspiration.

Kristof, Emory, and Peter Benchley. "Bermuda--Balmy, British, and Beautiful." National Geographic Magazine, vol. 140, no. 1, July 1971, p. 93+. 

Lampert, N. (2019, February 22). My life through a lens: Jacqueline Bisset, 74, shares the stories behind her favourite snaps.

Landström, B. (1961). The ship: a survey of the history of the ship from the primitive raft to the nuclear-powered submarine with reconstructions in words and pictures by Bjorn Landstrom. Allen and Unwin. 

Look Bermuda, Look Films, Look TV. (2010) The Riddle of the Crest [video]. Retrieved 11 September 2020 from 

Marx, R. F. (2015). The quest for the Queen's jewels.

Marx, R. F. (2016). Shipwrecks in the Americas. New York: Dover Publications.

Moench, D. (1977). The Deep - Marvel Movie Special [Cartoon]. (1st ed., Vol. 1). New York, NY: Marvel.

National Geographic Archive 1888-1994, Accessed 18 Sept. 2020.

National Geographic Society (Etats-Unis). Special Publications Division. (1974). Undersea treasures. Washington: National Geographic Society. 

Nautical Archaeological Digital Library

Nicklin, Chuck. (2015). Camera Man: Stories of My Life and Adventures as an Underwater Filmmaker. Kindle Edition. 

Nolte, N. (2019). Rebel: my life outside the lines. William Morrow Paperbacks. 

Parker, M., & Parker, M. (2015, February 19). Jacqueline Bisset Interview: An Intimate Conversation with a Hollywood Legend. Retrieved September 14, 2020, from 

Peterson, M. (1975). The funnel of gold. Boston: Little, Brown.

Richard, W. L. (1977, Jul 03). The selling of 'the deep': The selling of 'the deep'. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from 

Skin Diver Magazine. (1977 June). Filming The Deep in Bermuda Paul J. Tzimoulis SAM visits the world's largest underwater set. Los Angeles, Calif.

Taylor, Lois. (1977, October 17) She dove into The Deep Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Honolulu. 

The Atlantic archipelago immortalized in Shakespeare's comedy, The Tempest, prospers as Britain's oldest remaining colony.

The Salina Journal (1976 19 September) Watery Set Built for The Deep p19 (contains report of BUS possibly being sold to a marine park)

The Salina Journal (1976 19 September) Watery Set Built for The Deep p19

Tucker, T and Schanche, D. (1962 24 February). Adventure is My Life. Saturday Evening Post, pp20-27

Tucker, T., Raisz, K., Benchley, P., Stone, G. S., New England Aquarium (Boston, Mass.), Bermuda 

Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), ... PBS Home Video. (2006). Teddy Tucker: Adventure is my life. Alexandria, Va. PBS Home Video.

Turan, K. (1977, June 8). An Ad Plunge Into 'The Deep'. The Washington Post. 

Wechsler, H. J. (1967). Great prints & printmakers. Leon Amiel. 

Wendy Tucker’s Teddy Tucker photo archive 

Zuill, W. S. (1946). Bermuda journey: A leisurely guidebook. New York: Coward-McCann.


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