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Tiger Shark (1932)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 24 September 1932 (USA)
A tuna fisherman marries a woman who doesn't love him.

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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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Abdulla Bulbul Amir
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Written by William Percy French
Sung by Richard Arlen and members of the crew
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13 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

Tiger Shark (1932)

*** (out of 4)

A lonely fisherman (Edward G. Robinson) marries a girl out of pity only to see her fall in love with his best friend. Director Howard Hawks does a very good job at showing off a wide range of emotions from sentiment to laughs to some very intense shark attack scenes. Robinson clearly steals the show with his touching performance but the supporting roles are good too. Another highlight is seeing the old time assembly line of having the fish removed from the boat and cleaned all in the matter of minutes. Apparently Warner loved this story so much that they remade it three times within the next ten years including Robinson returning in Manpower.!!!


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