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Adventure's End (1937)

Pacific pearl diver Duke Slade escapes angry natives by joining a whaler whose dying captain persuades him to marry his daughter who is already being wooed by the first mate.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Duke Slade
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First Mate Rand Husk
Maurice Black ...
Paul White ...
Kalo
Cameron Hall ...
Slivers
P.J. Kelly ...
Matt (as Patrick J. Kelly)
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Tom
William Sundholm ...
Chips (as Oscar W. Sundholm)
James T. Mack ...
Hooten
Britt Wood ...
Hardy, Old Sailor
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Stantul, Black Sailor
Wally Howe ...
Kierce
Jimmie Lucas ...
Flench, Black Cabin Boy
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Pacific pearl diver Duke Slade escapes angry natives by joining a whaler whose dying captain persuades him to marry his daughter who is already being wooed by the first mate.

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Adventure

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5 December 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Revolta da Tripulação  »

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$90,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Talented Writers
26 February 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I am convinced by watching this film that it was the talented writers around the 30 year old John Wayne that immortalized his career as the American cowboy. If you were to isolate his acting from the novelists, short story writers and screenplay writers that contributed to his career, you would have a clumsy looking, ungainly university drop-out who can't speak properly. This film is a classic example. It doesn't have the support of talented writers behind it, and so therefore, we are free to observe Wayne's acting rather than concentrate on the story. He lets you done by revealing his weakness as a thespian, but the industry was still kind to him by keeping him in regular work.


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