Mediterranean ferryboat captain Henry St James has things well organized - a loving and very English wife Maud in Gibraltar, and the loving if rather more hot-blooded Mistress, Nita in Tangiers. A perfect life. As long as neither woman decides to follow him to the other port. Written by
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Henry's quote 'We cultivate the faculty of patient expectancy..." is taken from 'G. K. Chesterton' ("I am cultivating the faculty of patient expectancy."). See more »
The shots of the ship at night are obviously of a model, as can be seen by the movement of the sea at the bow. See more »
Capt. Henry St. James:
[referring to his two wives]
That, Rico, is my solution to man's happiness on Earth. Two happy women, each in their way perfect, and in between the company of men, the clash of intellects to stimulate the mind.
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Amusing film with excellent cast and a rather 'modern' comedy situation of a bigamous sea captain who keeps a wife in each port-racy stuff for 1953.Those puzzled by the Moroccan Spanish-speaking wife should note that the nearest Moroccan port to Gibraltar is Ceuta-which is actually a Spanish territory.
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