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Phantom Ship (1935)

The Mystery of the Mary Celeste (original title)
Approved | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 15 October 1936 (USA)
During a horrific storm at sea, the crew realizes that there is a murderer among them who is killing them off one by one.

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Anton Lorenzen / A. Gottlieb
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Sarah Briggs
Arthur Margetson ...
Edmund Willard ...
Toby Bilson
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Tom Goodschild
George Mozart ...
Tommy Duggan
Johnnie Schofield ...
Peter Tooley
Gunner Moir ...
Ponta Katz
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Boas 'Sailor' Hoffman
Clifford McLaglen ...
Capt. Jim Morehead
Bruce Gordon ...
Olly Deveau
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Andy Gilling
Terence de Marney ...
Charlie Kaye (as Terrence de Marney)
Edgar Pierce ...
Arian Harbens (as J. Edward Pierce)
Herbert Cameron ...
Volkerk Grot
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During a horrific storm at sea, the crew realizes that there is a murderer among them who is killing them off one by one.

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Trivia

Bela Lugosi shot this feature in England after The Raven (1935) and prior to The Invisible Ray (1936). See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening cast list: "The famous 'Q' Ship "Mary B. Mitchell" as Mary Celeste." See more »

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Featured in Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula (1997) See more »

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Rare Lugosi!
23 June 1999 | by (S. Bound Brook, NJ) – See all my reviews

This fictional story is based on true event -- the finding of a ship with no one on it.....and gives a plausible "explanation" of what MIGHT have happened.

This film is notable for Lugosi's dramatic performance; it's one of the (very) few films that he was able to show his dramatic (as opposed to horror) side.

This is a VERY difficult film to find.....but worth watching for Lugosi's performance alone!


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