MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 436,943 this week

Ebb Tide (1922)

4.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.0/10 from 5 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

(novel)
0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 9883 titles
created 29 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Ebb Tide" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ebb Tide (1922)

Ebb Tide (1922) on IMDb 4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ebb Tide.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
...
Ruth Attwater
James Kirkwood ...
Raymond Hatton ...
George Fawcett ...
...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

11 August 1924 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Sydhavsøens Hersker  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

James Wong Howe, who was an assistant cameraman, took over as cinematographer for several days when Bert Glennon fell ill. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Let's correct the usual erros about RLS
13 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just to correct errors in the above review: (1) Stevenson and Osbourne wrote EBB TIDE: A TRIO AND QUARTETTE together; it was not "finished" by Osbourne, as it was completed and published well before the death of RLS; (2) the novel is far from "dull," as it is one of the most stunningly descriptive prose works ever written by RLS. I've read the first edition, which may make quite a difference. I also happen to be one of the last RLS scholars alive, whose comprehensive book on RLS, his works, and all the films made from them, has been in print since 1994 (and recommended highly by several now-deceased Scottish literary historians). This early adaptation definitely has its problems, but so does the 1937 Paramount adaptation. The 1922 EBB TIDE has the benefit of starring the inimitable Donald Crisp, not only an incredible actor, but a prolific director in his own right. And there is plenty of booze in the novel, as there is in many a Stevenson story. THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE was inspired by the alcoholic death of one of the author's tragic young friends. It is very difficult to locate a copy of this 1922 EBB TIDE, but it is well worth seeing, especially if you have read the novel. As Stevenson became older (only to die at age 44) and more ill, his prose became even more elegant, spurred in part by his longing for a Scotland he never would see again, as he roamed the South Seas, hoping to find a climate that would extend his precarious, blood-soaked existence!


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Ebb Tide (1922) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?