China Seas
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China Seas proved that the recently imposed Hollywood production code had little if any effect on the popularity of MGM sex symbols Clark Gable and Jean Harlow. Gable plays the captain of a tramp steamer chugging between Singapore and Hong Kong. Harlow is Gable's ex-main squeeze, a "woman of the world" who books passage on the steamer at the same time that another of Gable's former loves, aristocratic Rosalind Russell, shows up. Wallace Beery plays Gable's supposedly lovable first mate, who is actually in league with a gang of pirates who plan to steal the gold shipment… More

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"A typical MGM star vehicle of the Depression era, benefiting from strong chemistry between Gable and Harlow."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"There's so much going on that it's easy to be distracted into feeling like you've seen something."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Highly entertaining because of the marvelous cast."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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