Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.
FOUR WEEKS IN WHICH TO LIVE - an eternity in which to die. One of the grandest screen treats.
Did You Know?
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 10, 1940 with Merle Oberon
and Pat O'Brien
reprising their film roles. See more
When George Brent and Pat O'Brien fall into the Hong Kong harbor the ship is well under way and would not have been motionless next to them while they struggled in the water.
Incorrect: Merle Oberon's character had not yet boarded the ship when this occurs. The ship appears to be under way because of other ships moving in the background. See more
Where Was I?
Music by W. Franke Harling
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Played during the opening credits
Also played on piano when Dan and Joan break their glasses
Played often in the score and sung by the Hawaiian band See more