The Tunnel (1936)

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  • The Transatlantic Tunnel Alternative


Science fiction tale of a project to build a trans-Atlantic tunnel in the latter part of the 20th century. The engineer in charge of the project is forced to spend more and more time away from his wife and son, and they react in different ways to his absence. Meanwhile, an arms seller with shares in the tunnel plots to amass enough shares to control the tunnel.

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