Down to the Sea in Ships

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Down to the Sea in Ships

whaling quakerism

Down to the Sea in Ships

Release Date: February 15, 1949

Year    :   1949
Slogan    :   «Thar She Blows!»
Genres    :   Drama, Adventure
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox
Director    :   Henry Hathaway
Producers    :   Louis D. Lighton
Writers    :   John Lee Mahin, Sy Bartlett, Sy Bartlett
RunTime    :   120 mins.

During a whaling expedition in the late 1800's, the aging Captain Bering Joy (Lionel Barrymore) and his new first mate, Dan Lunceford (Richard Widmark) engage in a battle of wills concerning the education of the captain's struggling grandson.

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