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This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Sunday 25 July 1948 on KTLA (Channel 5), in St. Louis Friday 7 January 1949 on KSD (Channel 5), in Atlanta Wednesday 16 March 1949 on WSB (Channel 8), in Boston Sunday 12 June 1949 on WBZ (Channel 4), in Cincinnati Sunday 16 October 1949 on WCPO (Channel 7), and in New York City Tuesday 27 June 1950 on WNBT (Channel 4), as part of the series of three dozen Hal Roach feature film productions, originally theatrically released between 1931 and 1943, and now being syndicated for television broadcast by Regal Television Pictures. Its New York City telecast was most likely delayed in order to protect the theatrical engagements of its re-release in tandem with Captain Fury (1939) which were still in progress. See more »
Shown at beginning of film: In the early days, the life of a freighter was fraught with perils. Of these, none had a more unique experience than the American bark Olive Branch, which, on August 4, 1812, was one hundred and eight days out of port, bound from China to her home in Arundel, Maine. See more »
This story was written by a famous writer Kenneth Roberts and this story takes place at the beginning of the War of 1812. An American merchant ship was sailing from Maine and was attacked by the British Navy and the captain was killed and his daughter, Corunna Dorman,(Louise Platt) took command of the ship and Corunna wanted her boyfriend, Daniel Marvin, (Victor Mature) to be the first mate, however, Dan had different ideas. Corunna then decides to make Dan jealous and becomes close to Lehrman Slade,(Bruce Cabot) who is a man that is self-centered and only cares about his own future and disregards anyone else on the ship. Leo Carrillo,(Lucien Argandeau) gives a great supporting role as a first mate to Daniel Marvin. There is plenty of cannons going off and ships colliding with each other and plenty of swords flashing. If you look real close, you will see a very young Alan Ladd playing a very minor role, but Hollywood was watching him and his next role would be "This Gun for Hire". Nice entertaining 1940 Class film.
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