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Appointment in Honduras (1953)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Thriller | 16 October 1953 (USA)
A wealthy American couple are hostages on an arduous jungle journey.

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Jim Corbett
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Sylvia Sheppard
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Harry Sheppard
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On a tramp steamer off Central America are Mr. and Mrs. Sheppard, five prisoners en route to a Nicaraguan prison, and Corbett, an American carrying money for a Honduran counter-revolution. Denied permission to land in Honduras, Corbett releases the prisoners and with their aid hijacks the ship. They land, taking the wealthy Sheppards as hostages, and start the arduous trip upriver to Corbett's rendezvous, meeting jungle hazards. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Emotions stripped bare! Adventure beyond compare!


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Film debut of Mel Welles. See more »

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In the boat on the river, Mrs. Shepherd is alternately not wearing and wearing a captain's coat. See more »

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Referenced in Shadows (1959) See more »

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Should've Listened To Maltin
6 June 2003 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

Unfortunately, disAppointment in Honduras does a good job of wasting talent. The only thing worth watching in this movie is Ann Sheridan, who looks fabulous but is given much too little to do.

On a minor side note, it was interesting to see Ann Sheridan and Zachary Scott teamed up again as a couple with marital problems, as in the 1947 release The Unfaithful.

Leonard Maltin's 1987 movie guide pretty much summed up this movie when it said, "Sheridan is not focal point, and a pity."


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