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Victory (1940)

Approved  |   |  Adventure  |  21 December 1940 (USA)
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A hermit's idyllic life on an island is disturbed by the arrival of a bunch of cutthroats.

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A hermit's idyllic life on an island is disturbed by the arrival of a bunch of cutthroats.

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. However, because of legal complications, this particular title was not included in the original television package and may have never been televised. See more »

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Joseph Conrad's Victory
9 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this film about 15 years ago and cannot find a copy of it anywhere. It remains the best version I have seen to date and it captures the story and mood very well. No film can ever remain true to its mother book, but I found this version to be the best. In fact without reading the book it is a good film in its own right. The characters are well developed in the short time and although not everything is captured on film it is still honest and faithful to the book, as much as possible within an hour or so of film. I am seeking this film ardently and look forward to watching it again. If you're looking for a good film and then possibly reading the book I recommend this 1940 version as a 'Film' and a ' Movie'.


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