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Isle of Fury (1936)

In the South Seas, Val Stevens and Lucille Gordon are getting married when a ship goes down offshore. Val rescues Captain Deever and passenger Eric Blacke. Later Eric saves Val from an ... See full summary »

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In the South Seas, Val Stevens and Lucille Gordon are getting married when a ship goes down offshore. Val rescues Captain Deever and passenger Eric Blacke. Later Eric saves Val from an octopus. Unknown as their friendship develops is the fact that Val is a fugitive and Eric is the detective sent to arrest him. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Three in Eden  »

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The instrument upon which the musician is playing the Wedding March in the first scene is a type of Chinese violin called an Erhu. See more »

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Lucille Gordon: [Val is getting a diving suit ready] What are you going to do?
Val Stevens: I'm going down there myself.
Lucille Gordon: [slightly incredulous] You're going to dive?
Val Stevens: If they won't, I've got to. I'm the boss of this outfit - I've got to make them believe that I can do anything they can do, better than they can do it.
Lucille Gordon: But you're not a pearl diver!
Val Stevens: [laughs] With this diving outfit on, I am!
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Version of The Narrow Corner (1933) See more »

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Bogie tangles with an octopus.
4 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

An interesting south seas island adventure & romance with a young Humphrey Bogart in a uncharacteristic early leading role as a fugitive on the run but now living an honest & reformed life as a romantic adventurer. The movie has a rather good plot with some twists & surprises, a young handsome detective sent to get Bogart is suspected of being a fugitive & we discover later that Bogart is the real fugitive instead. Bogart is very convincing & authoritative & even romantic in his role, a foreshadow of things to come. He even sports a mustache. This film bears a slight resemblance to "Red Dust", it has all the earmarks of a Clark Gable vehicle. The only weak aspect of the film is the ridiculous & laughable scene where Bogart gets attacked by an octopus while diving during a pearl hunting expedition. Bogart later denied ever making this movie, but the evidence is there & has survived. The scene would've had much more stronger impact if Bogart got attacked by a shark instead of an octopus. This movie will appeal to die hard Bogart fans as well as to film buffs of B movies & obscure, forgotten movies. For only 60 minutes running time it's worth a viewing if you can find it. Good Luck!!!!!


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