When an uneducated sailor drifts in from the sea, he meets a girl from the upper class. He sets out for an education that surpasses her in every way only to find himself quite disillusioned by what he finds.
Director William A. Wellman adds another to his long line of salutes-to-aviation films in this bio of an aviation pioneer, John Montgomery (Glenn Ford.) In 1883 he built a practical glider ... See full summary »
Dr. Michael Corday, a recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School, is the son of Dr. John Corday, an eminent New York City surgeon who has a tendency to continue to direct the lives of ... See full summary »
Johnny Adams arrives in a brutal prison under an assumed name after deliberately framing himself in order to kill White, a captain of the guards, because he had beaten Johnny's father to ... See full summary »
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 »
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" email@example.com
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