Devil Ship (1947)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 11 December 1947 (USA)
Captain Biff Brown owns a boat used to ferry prisoners from the mainland to Alcatraz. The police find some escape tools on his boat and, although Brown isn't involved, his contract is ... See full summary »

Director:

Lew Landers

Writer:

Lawrence Taylor (original screenplay) (as Lawrence Edmund Taylor)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Lane ... Capt. 'Biff' Brown
Louise Campbell ... Madge Harris
William Bishop ... Sanderson
Damian O'Flynn ... Red Mason
Myrna Liles Myrna Liles ... Jennie
Anthony Caruso ... Venetti
Marc Krah ... Mike
Anthony Warde ... Burke
Denver Pyle ... Carl
William Forrest ... Evans
Marjorie Woodworth ... Dolly
Joseph Kim Joseph Kim ... Chum
Sam Bernard ... Jerry
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Storyline

Captain Biff Brown owns a boat used to ferry prisoners from the mainland to Alcatraz. The police find some escape tools on his boat and, although Brown isn't involved, his contract is terminated and he goes back to tuna fishing. Brown takes his friend Sanderson to his boarding house and introduces him to his sweetheart Madge Harris and Sanderson also falls in love with her. A gang headed by Red Mason and trying to escape the country bribe Brown's engineer, Venatti, and are hiding on the boat the next time Brown and Sanderson take it out. They take over the boat but a storm is approaching... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

Some Ships... Like Some Women... are poison to a man! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El buque del diablo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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