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Captains Courageous

Captains Courageous(1937)

Also Known As: Rudyard Kipling's Captains Courageous |

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Brief Synopsis

A spoiled rich boy is lost at sea and rescued by a fishing boat, where hard work and responsibility help him become a man.

Cast & Crew

Victor Fleming Director
Freddie Bartholomew Harvey [Cheyne]
Spencer Tracy Manuel [Fidello]
Lionel Barrymore [Capt.] Disko [Troop]
Melvyn Douglas Mr. Cheyne
Charles Grapewin Uncle Salters
Mickey Rooney Dan [Troop]
John Carradine "Long Jack"
Oscar O'Shea Cushman
Jack LaRue Priest

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 11 May 1937
Release Date:  1937 Production Date:  Victor Fleming's Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  115, 116 or 118 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • in your face brad pitt.

    a.morris 2018-02-27

    between this and the old man in the sea.. spencer tracy is the greatest on screen fisherman of all time. MORE>

  • One of the best

    Alice 2017-10-06

    Group fine stars like Spencer Tracey, Freddy Brtholmew, Lionel Barrymore, Mickey Rooney, and others, together with a fine sea-themed story... well..., you... MORE>

  • Captains

    Ellen Gabbert 2017-02-09

    I've watched this movie every time it is on TCM, and cry each time. I don't know why I never wrote a review for it. The entire cast is excellent,... MORE>