When Edgar sees his girlfriend Betty getting up close and personal with his best friend Carl, he murders Carl in a jealous rage and hides the corpse under the floor of his piano room. Comes... See full summary »
Episodes in the novelist's life: In 1890, young Jack London quits a cannery job to try oyster piracy. Later, he signs on for a sealing voyage, tries Yukon prospecting and a brief university career, loving and leaving women along the way. Instead of riches, he gets story ideas. Suddenly, he finds success and a delectable lady; but the urge to adventure won't let him go.Written by
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The earliest documented telecast of this film in New York City occurred Saturday 17 April 1948 on WNBT (Channel 4), followed by Philadelphia Sunday 10 October 1948 on WCAU (Channel 10), by Boston Saturday 1 January 1949 on WBZ (Channel 4), by St. Louis Friday 21 January 1949 on KSD (Channel 5), by Los Angeles Tuesday 8 March 1949 on KNBH (Channel 4), and by Chicago Sunday 12 February 1950 on WNBQ (Channel 5). See more »
Opening credits listed in turned pages of a book. See more »
This movie covers some highlights of the writer's life, and shows the variety of his encounters.
There's one point of interest that stands out. He is on assignment to report of the outbreak of a war, and using a combination of methods, gets into areas unapproved for correspondents. About 75 min. into the movie the script follows a Japanese military officer describing a haunting plan for his country to take charge to rule of all the world. It would be a step at a time, involving china, etc. and finally the USA. he states that it may take " a hundred years, but it will be done".
Well, it hasn't been carried out as they had it down. But it seems to becoming as such, as they are buying and moving into America more as time progresses. It's eerie this movie made in 1943 predicted this similar outcome!!
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