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Waterfront (1939)

Passed  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  15 July 1939 (USA)
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Jim Dolen, head a a dock-worker's union, can't resist a good fight until Ann Stacey makes him promise to give up fighting to marry her. But when his brother Dan Dolen is killed by Mart ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gloria Dickson ...
Ann Stacey
Dennis Morgan ...
James 'Jim' Dolen
Marie Wilson ...
Ruby Waters
Sheila Bromley ...
Marie Cordell aka Mary Allen
Larry Williams ...
Frankie Donahue
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Father Dunn
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Skids Riley
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Mart Hendler
Arthur Gardner ...
Dan Dolen
George Lloyd ...
Joe Becker
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Jim Dolen, head a a dock-worker's union, can't resist a good fight until Ann Stacey makes him promise to give up fighting to marry her. But when his brother Dan Dolen is killed by Mart Hendler, Jim, with the aid of his pal Frankie Donahue, sneaks out to get Mart, who is hiding out with his girl friend Marie. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Death Rides With Every Cargo... Passions Explode Like T.N.T.... Love Drives Men To Kill... See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

15 July 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El terror de los muelles  »

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Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
(uncredited)
Music by R. Mellish (1780)
Lyrics (poem To Celia) by Ben Jonson (1616)
Sung a cappella by Marie Wilson
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Clichéd and Corny…But Worth a Watch
9 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Quickly Paced Programmer (B-Movie) that is Enjoyable Despite some Silly Conventions like the Irish Priest as Saviour and Cornball Romanticism.

A Quick Tempered and Nasty Longshoreman (Dennis Morgan) Smacks People Around, Including Women, with Abandonment and is in and Out of Jail His Whole Life. But He is Handsome and is Worth Saving (by Gloria Dixon) because He is Better than the Villain (Ward Bond) who Smacks People Around, Including Women, with Abandonment but isn't Handsome.

But Both have a Woman Willing to Sacrifice All to Save Their Man from Ultimate Doom and One Guess as to who will Come Out on Top. Worth a Watch if You can Handle the Clichés because it is Only an Hour Long and has a Certain Blue-Collar Charm.


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