Ship of the Dead

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Ship of the Dead

sailor cargo ship

Ship of the Dead

Release Date: October 01, 1959

Year    :   1959
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Adventure, Drama
Production Companies    :   UFA, Producciones José Kohn
Director    :   Georg Tressler
Producers    :   Georg Tressler, Dietrich von Theobald
Writers    :   Hans Jacoby, B. Traven, Werner Jörg Lüddecke
RunTime    :   98 mins.

After a line of mischief Philip Gale, an American sailor, is lured into hiring on the "Yorikke", a tramp cargo, by Lawski, a stoker from Poland. Still, the two become friends within the motley crew of losers from all nations. Gale and his new companion soon are more than disillusioned: the "Yorikke" is far from seaworthy and more of a coffin than a ship, work is close to slavery, and treatment by the officers and their subalterns is harsh and cynical. One day they make an alarming discovery in a tin of plum butter they have procured from the ship's cargo... Written by Anonymous




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