Fishermen Jonah Goodwin and Olaf Johnson are confronted by gangster Harold Goff who tries to extort "boat protection" money out of the two men. Afraid to go to the law, the two men decide to take matters into their own hands after Goff falls in love with Jonah's daughter Stella. Written by
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Did You Know?
For this film, which was based on Irwin Shaw
's play "The Gentle People", nearly all of the characters' names were changed from the play. See more
She's fifteen minutes younger than the Roman Empire.
Version of Gentle People
"Whistle While You Work"
Music by Frank Churchill
Played when Caroline comes downstairs looking for Olaf See more