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Slave Ship (1937)

Passed | | Adventure, Drama | 16 August 1937 (Sweden)
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he ... See full summary »

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Jack Thompson
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Nancy Marlowe
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Lefty
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Mrs. Marlowe
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Danelo
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Corey
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Grimes
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Mabel
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Helmsman
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Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Adventure | Drama

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16 August 1937 (Sweden)  »

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The Last Slaver  »

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Working title: "The Last Slaver" See more »

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Referenced in Barton Fink (1991) See more »

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Columbia, The Gem of the Ocean
(c. 1843) (uncredited)
Music attributed to David T. Shaw
Originally arranged by Thomas A. Beckett
Arranged for the soundtrack by Edward B. Powell
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a funny story about Slaveship
4 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My grandmother Gladys Lehman and her partner Sam Hellman were brought in to rework the script as WF was notoriously drunk and not getting it done- they finished their work and sent the script to Zanuck for final approval- the note they got back was " Can we make this movie without the Negroes?" DZ

Gladys Lehman was born on January 24, 1892 in Gates, Oregon, USA as Gladys Collins. She was a writer, known for Meet Joe Black (1998), Death Takes a Holiday (1934) and Mexicali Rose (1929). She was married to Benjamin H. Lehman Jr. She died on April 7, 1993 in Newport Beach, California, USA.


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