The Beachcomber (1955)

The Beachcomber





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This second film version of Somerset Maugham's Vessel of Wrath lacks the casual charm of the first (which starred Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester), but is otherwise quite entertaining. Robert Newton stars as Honorable Ted, a slovenly, bibulous South Sea Island beachcomber. The black sheep of a prominent British family, Ted is paid an annual salary to stay as far away from England as possible. Prim-and-proper missionary Martha (Glynis Johns), the sister of heathen-hating Welsh minister Owen … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
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as Owen Jordans

as Mr. Gray

as Ship's Captain

as Headman's Son

as Girl at Maputiti

as Medical Orderly

as Martha Jordans
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