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The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942)

Passed | | Adventure | 26 February 1942 (USA)
Author writes about his experiences sailing at sea, struggles to get his work published.

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Author writes about his experiences sailing at sea, struggles to get his work published.

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This film received its New York City television premiere Wednesday 9 June 1948 on WPIX (Channel 11); in San Francisco it was first telecast on freshly launched KPIX (Channel 5) Saturday 12 February 1949. See more »

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Martin Eden the writer
8 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first time I saw this movie was in the early forties, when I was fourteen years old, the part I remembered best was the line; you ask for a dime at a time, and then the fist fights as boy's and as men, life aboard a ship. And I always liked the acting of Ian MacDonald as a heavy.

Claire Trevor another favorite of mine, as the girl who was always faithful, and stuck with her man even though she was losing him.

Evelyn Keyes as the haughty rich girl as one reader said.

The girl who had everything, Stu Erwin is good too and the little boy whom I did not recognize,'till the closing credits rolled Dickie Moore. And Eden's goodbye to Raglan; he said a dime at a time and to me it looked like they parted as friendly enemies.

I had been looking for this movie ever since I got my first BETA-MAX VTR as they were first called(Video Tape Recoders)I got my copy last week and I've really enjoyed it. "Boompa" kingcody3@comcast.net


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