Fishing boat captain Harry Morgan charters his boat. Due to strained finances, he is none too careful as to whom he does business with. Real trouble erupts when Harry hires out his boat to transport four men who turn out to be criminals on the lam from a racetrack heist.
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A guy who had nothing to sell but guts!
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Did You Know?
The U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat CG-83452 Harry passes by on the way out of the harbor was one of 230 83-foot patrol craft built by Wheeler Shipbuilding in Brooklyn, New York for use in WWII. This boat was delivered in June 1943 at of cost of $125,000 ($1.8M in 2017) fully outfitted. It was sold at auction in 1964 and converted into the yacht named "Fiesta". It was scrapped in 2004. See more
When Harry goes to look at the plaques and pictures on the wall, the positions of some change between the longer shot and the close-up where he straightens the picture of the PT boat - most noticeably the plaque with his medal ribbons. See more
[after surviving a barrage of bullets on Harry's boat
I guess I should have swam back to port - or is it 'swum?'
Remade as Wetbacks
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Music by Sam H. Stept
Lyrics by Sidney Clare
Sung by Patricia Neal
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