An MGM short showing how materials are shipped by boat 'From the Ends of the Earth' to Hollywood. Featuring footage from the MGM films being made at the time. Such as The Women, Thunder Afloat, Siren of the Tropics, Ninotchka, Northwest Passage, and At the Circus.
Also Known As:
From the Ends of the Earth: Another Romance in Celluloid
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(Western Electric Sound System)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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This film short is available as an extra on the Warner DVD of The Women (1939) See more
[voice over narration
More than four thousand years ago ancient paintings revealed the Egyptians, and later the Romans as the first peoples to construct ships large enough to be worthy of the name. Centuries later, there sailed forth are Spanish Galleons, Britain's greats, America's proud Yankee clippers, which ruled the seas for years. And finally the great ships of steel of today. Down through these hundreds of years, world shipping has always been vital to the prosperity of the ...
References Northwest Passage
Babes in Arms
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Played during the opening credits
Sung by Douglas McPhail
(uncredited), Mickey Rooney
(uncredited), Judy Garland
(uncredited) and chorus See more