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Tiger Shark (1932)

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Mike is a great tuna fisherman though he lost a hand to a shark years earlier saving Pipes Boley. Now Mike is happily married to Quita and doesn't notice that Pipes and Quita are falling ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Mike Mascarenhas
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Pipes Boley
Zita Johann ...
Quita Silva
Leila Bennett ...
Muggsey
J. Carrol Naish ...
Tony (as J. Carroll Naish)
Vince Barnett ...
Fishbone
William Ricciardi ...
Manuel Silva
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Mike is a great tuna fisherman though he lost a hand to a shark years earlier saving Pipes Boley. Now Mike is happily married to Quita and doesn't notice that Pipes and Quita are falling for each other. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Jungle holds no terrors for these bloodthirsty white-belled cannibals!

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24 September 1932 (USA)  »

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Tiger-Hai  »

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Version of Bengal Tiger (1936) See more »

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My Wild Irish Rose
(1899) (uncredited)
Music by Chauncey Olcott
Played when Mike is drunk at the wedding reception
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Great Robinson Performance
21 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Exciting film about a love triangle on the Monterey coast with Edward G. Robinson and Richard Arlen best friends and tuna fishermen. Robinson falls for bad girl Zita Johann who of course falls for handsome Arlen. Familiar storyline but Robinson is excellent as the Portuguese fisherman who battles the sea and the sharks to make a living. Arlen was a so-so actor but very handsome, and Johann had a strange exotic look. She's best remembered for The Mummy with Boris Karloff. Vince Barnett is funny and J. Carroll Naish has one scene. Leila Bennett plays a barber for some reason with pretty Toshio Mori as her assistant. Inez Palange plays a neighbor. Good film all around. But the highpoint is the truly remarkable footage of tuna fishing in a stormy sea.


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