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Release Date:
10 February 1936 (USA) See more »
While a ship captain is at sea dealing with a mutiny among his crew, his wife is at home having an affair with his best friend. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Jack Holt ... Jim Marlowe

Robert Armstrong ... 'Dusty' Johnson

Grace Bradley ... Joan Marlowe

Diana Gibson ... Ruth Denning

Charles Murray ... Chief Engineer McDuffy (as Charlie Murray)

Willard Robertson ... Bill MacKeechie
Guy Usher ... Captain Denning

Dewey Robinson ... Chips
Edward Gargan ... Bosun (as Ed Gargan)

Edwin Maxwell ... Mr. Brunch

Richard Alexander ... Hays

Walter Miller ... Oleson

Donald Briggs ... Quartermaster (as Don Briggs)

John 'Dusty' King ... Singing Sailor (as John King)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sugar Adair ... Dancer (uncredited)

Stanley Andrews ... Steamship Company Agent (uncredited)
Henry A. Barrows ... Old Skipper (uncredited)

Sven Hugo Borg ... Sailor (uncredited)
Betty Brown ... Blonde Passenger (uncredited)
Helen Brown ... Hysterical Passenger (uncredited)
Howard Christie ... Sailor (uncredited)
Leslie Cooper ... Sailor (uncredited)

Grace Cunard ... Ship Stewardess (uncredited)

Edward Earle ... Officer Nelson (uncredited)
Earl Eby ... Piano Player (uncredited)
Al Ferguson ... Sailor (uncredited)

Charles K. French ... Old Skipper (uncredited)

Billy Gilbert ... Carlos (uncredited)
Robert Hale ... Sailor (uncredited)

Howard C. Hickman ... Ship Doctor (uncredited)

Matty Kemp ... Officer Garvey (uncredited)
Priscilla Lawson ... Valparaiso Bar Girl - Back to Wall (uncredited)
Jack Low ... Sailor (uncredited)
Leila McIntyre ... Mrs. Brunch (uncredited)

Lafe McKee ... Old Skipper (uncredited)
Charles Murphy ... Sailor (uncredited)
Paddy O'Flynn ... Ship Steward (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ... Sullivan (uncredited)
Joe Torillo ... Sailor (uncredited)

Morgan Wallace ... Heegan (uncredited)

E. Alyn Warren ... Captain (uncredited)
Andy White ... Sailor (uncredited)
Lloyd Whitlock ... Stevens (uncredited)

Joan Woodbury ... Valparaiso Bar Girl - Facing Wall (uncredited)

Clara Kimball Young ... Kind Lady Passenger (uncredited)

Directed by
Lambert Hillyer 
Writing credits
Richard Schayer (screenplay) and
Hazel Jamieson (screenplay) and
Malcolm Stuart Boylan (screenplay)

Theodore Reeves (story "Glory Hole")

Produced by
Fred S. Meyer .... producer
Alfred Stern .... associate producer
Original Music by
Franz Waxman (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Harry Forbes 
Film Editing by
Murray Seldeen 
Art Direction by
Ralph Berger 
Makeup Department
Dick Johnson .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harry Mancke .... assistant director (uncredited)
William L. Nolte .... assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Gilbert Kurland .... sound supervisor
Robert Pritchard .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
John P. Fulton .... special cinematographer
Tom Steele .... stunts (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Maurice Pivar .... supervising editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Con Conrad .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Howard Jackson .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Arthur Kay .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Herb Magidson .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Jack Meskill .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Abe Meyer .... music coordinator (uncredited)
Alfred Newman .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Heinz Roemheld .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Marlin Skiles .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Clifford Vaughan .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Clifford Vaughan .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Edward Ward .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Franz Waxman .... musical director (uncredited)
Other crew
Carl Laemmle .... presenter
Myrtle Gibsone .... script clerk (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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66 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)


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0 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Forgettable stuff, 23 December 2012

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I have already seen such topics that took place aboard ships. The best I remember in a grade B picture was a Jean Yarbrough's feature titled THE MUTINEERS, and there were many others, of course. This one doesn't bring anything new or unusual. It remains a good time waster made by the prolific Lambert Hillyer. The tale of the captain of a decrepit cargo who has to face with sort of hoodlums who want him to collaborate with them. All that in order to swindle the insurance company, collect money from the future wrecked ship they all intended to sink.

Usual topic that - I repeat - we have seen before.

Rare material for movie buffs.

Entertaining, but no more.

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