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
Running Time:
Release Date: December 25, 1938
Add Your Rating
Flixster
User Score
75%

Available Online



Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

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

Full review…
More reviews for The Beachcomber

Flixster User Reviews
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