The Beachcomber
The Beachcomber (1938)

Based on a story by Somerset Maugham, The Beachcomber was originally released in Great Britain as Vessel of Wrath. This English version was much franker--and much more fun--than the abbreviated, watered-down US release prints. Even the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 25, 1938
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Fernando F. Croce

The material would be later revisited in The African Queen, but hardly with the knowing gender nuttiness of Laughton and Lanchester

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Kevin M. Williams
Thoroughly English, old boy, a reprobate drinks and whores his life away in the tropics until a missionary's sister saves him from himself ... hey,… More