Three shifty sailors commandeer a smallpox-ridden boat and set out to sea. A typhoon washes them ashore on a faraway Pacific island, which is ruled by a white religious fanatic (Lloyd Nolan) who has set himself up as the local god.
25 December 1937 (Finland)
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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Capt. Jakob Therbecke
Yeah, that's what I am; a tuppenny pirate. Not like you. You are a christian gentleman. You steal an island from the black man and a fortune from the government. And you've got bible talk on your lips, easy as butter. But inside, you've got nothing, you cold-blooded lunatic. Go on, shoot me, so you can read a good service over me.
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Words and Music by Ralph Rainger
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