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China Seas (9-Aug-1935)

Director: Tay Garnett

Writers: Jules Furthman; James Kevin McGuinness

Based on a book by: Crosbie Garstin

Musical Score by: Herbert Stothart

Keywords: Action/Adventure

A British freighter secretly conveys 250,000 in hidden gold bullion bound for Singapore as Maylay pirates threaten the vessel, with a veritable Grand Hotel (1932) of passengers cavorting topside. Rollicking, romantic adventure with perhaps too much plot and subplot but nevertheless highly enjoyable.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Wallace Beery
Actor
1-Apr-1885 15-Apr-1949 Grand Hotel
Robert Benchley
Author
15-Sep-1889 21-Nov-1945 Humorist and screenwriter
Edward Brophy
Actor
27-Feb-1895 27-May-1960 The Last Hurrah
Clark Gable
Actor
1-Feb-1901 16-Nov-1960 Gone With the Wind
Jean Harlow
Actor
3-Mar-1911 7-Jun-1937 Bombshell
Ivan Lebedeff
Actor
18-Jun-1895 31-Mar-1953 Russian-American character actor
Rosalind Russell
Actor
4-Jun-1907 28-Nov-1976 Auntie Mame
C. Aubrey Smith
Actor
21-Jul-1863 20-Dec-1948 The Four Feathers
Lewis Stone
Actor
15-Nov-1879 12-Sep-1953 Judge James Hardy
Akim Tamiroff
Actor
29-Oct-1899 17-Sep-1972 For Whom the Bell Tolls

CAST

Clark Gable   ...   Alan Gaskell
Jean Harlow   ...   China Doll
Wallace Beery   ...   Jamesy MacArdle
with
Lewis Stone   ...   Davids
Rosalind Russell   ...   Sybil
Dudley Digges   ...   Dawson
C. Aubrey Smith   ...   Sir Guy
Robert Benchley   ...   McCaleb
William Henry   ...   Rockwell
Liev de Maigret   ...   Mrs. Vollberg
Lillian Bond   ...   Mrs. Timmons
Edward Brophy   ...   Timmons
Soo Yong   ...   Yu-Lan
Carol Ann Beery   ...   Carol Ann
Akim Tamiroff   ...   Romanoff
Ivan Lebedeff   ...   Ngah

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