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Down to the Sea in Ships

Down to the Sea in Ships(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

A re-make of the 1922 silent film that details the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.

Cast & Crew

Henry Hathaway Director
Richard Widmark Dan Lunceford
Lionel Barrymore Captain Bering Joy
Cecil Kellaway Slush Tubbs
Gene Lockhart Andrew L. Bush
Berry Kroeger Manchester
Henry Morgan Britton
Harry Davenport Benjamin Harris
Paul Harvey Captain Jason Briggs
Jay C. Flippen Luke Sewell
Fuzzy Knight Lem Sykes
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New Bedford, MA: 15 Feb 1949; New York opening: 22 Feb 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  EB-missing; UCLA*
35mm safety; 7 reels of 7 (ca. 14000 ft.); M18480; A1-216-4
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  120 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,819    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • "She blows!"

    Jeff Boston 2013-04-07

    Remake of the 1923 film and a lot like "Captains Courageous" (with Lionel Barrymore as well), especially in how it speaks of the eternal truth of... MORE>

  • a Flick

    KIM 2013-03-22

    Excellent film Footage and great cast . MORE>

  • What a Great Movie

    Fran 2013-03-22

    The footage of harpooning a whale and processing it on board a ship was great. Also the scenes of the ship hitting an ice burg and how the ship was... MORE>