The Beachcomber

The Beachcomber (1938)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1938-03-04
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 5 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Mayflower Pictures Corporation
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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Ginger Ted, AKA Edward Claude Wilson, a drunkard and womanizer, and Miss Jones, a missionary, live in the Alas Islands. During a cholera epidemic, Ginger Ted and Miss Jones are sent to an outlying part of the islands to run a hospital; on their return, their motorboat breaks down, and they are marooned overnight on a small island.

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Directing Erich Pommer Director
Production Erich Pommer Producer
Production Charles Laughton Producer
Writing W. Somerset Maugham Story
Camera Jules Kruger Director of Photography
Sound Richard Addinsell Original Music Composer
Writing Bartlett Cormack Screenplay