The Manxman (1929) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Despite their differing backgrounds, fisherman Pete and lawyer Philip have been life long friends on the Isle of Man. Pete wants to marry Kate, the landlord's daughter at the local inn, however Kate's father doesn't think he is good enough. Pete leaves the island to seek his fortune abroad and entrusts Kate to Philip, but they start to be attracted to each other.

    - Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>
  • Poor fisherman Pete falls in love with Kate, the daughter of a landlord on Man island. Pete decides to leave on his ship to earn some money and then to marry the girl. Before leaving, Pete asks his friend Philip to take care of Kate, but the young man is in love with her too. There comes the tragic news: Pete's ship is wrecked. Philip and Kate have to hide no more and they plan to marry; however, Pete is not dead.

    - Written by Claudio Sandrini <pulp99@geocities.com>
  • A fisherman and a rising young lawyer, who grew up as brothers, fall in love with the same girl.

    - Written by J. Spurlin


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