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?
Although the character's name has changed, Frank McHugh
plays the same part as he had in the original version titled "One Way Passage." See more
The doctor states that Joan Ames has angina pectoris and that nothing can be done for her. In fact, nitroglycerine had been used for the treatment of angina since the 1870s. See more
Rhythm of the Waves
Written by Sam Koki
and Daniel Kalauawa Stewart
Played when Harold asks the bartender about his wallet
Also played when the Countess prepares the pills for Steve See more