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Transatlantic (1931)

A scientist wants to build a tunnel between Europe and USA

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Monty Greer
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Judy Kramer
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Henry D. Graham
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Sigrid Carline
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Kay Graham
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Earle Foxe ...
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A scientist wants to build a tunnel between Europe and USA

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30 August 1931 (USA)  »

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Transatlântico  »

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fast-paced, snappy and splendid
7 August 2003 | by (Boondocks, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Made in the early-morning of talking pictures, this belies any notion you might have of early talkies, with fast editing, a deleriously moving camera, and sharp script. Sets are magnificent, with the luxury liner where the action takes place assuming the atmosphere of some Byzantine palace. Best of all, it's capped off with a tour-de-force cat-and-mouse shoot-out through the vast engine room, which James Wong Howe's photography turns into a visual wonderland-maze of catwalks, huge machines and glossy steam. Script, story and playing are all top-notch.


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