In spite of the constant difficulties imposed by her rival Captain Bullwinkle, the widowed Tugboat Annie manages to hold her own in the competitive tugboat business in the port of Secoma. But with the aid of Eddie Kent, a young sailor who works for her, and Peggy Armstrong, a rich socialite who is in love with Eddie, Annie overcomes the odds. Written by
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An entertaining if inconsequential picture, worth seeing for a memorable performance by one of the unappreciated greats, Marjorie Rambeau. This was not the type of role for which she was noted previously. In addition, she was playing a character originated on screen by the wonderful Marie Dressler. Like the latter, but in her own distinctive way, Marjorie Rambeau convincingly evokes contrasting character traits: toughness and sentimentality, spunk and empathy, sassiness and gentleness.
Made the same year as "Primrose Path," and reminiscent of "Min and Bill," it includes, as those pictures do, a first-rate performance by an absolutely first-rate actress.
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