The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)

The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)

The Captain Hates the Sea




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This episodic outing is set aboard an ocean liner and chronicles the assorted romances, travails and adventures of the passengers and crew. The film was shot aboard a real ship at sea.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
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Written By: Wallace Smith


Victor McLaglen
as Junius P. Schulte
Wynne Gibson
as Mrs. Jeddock
Alison Skipworth
as Yolanda Magruder
John Gilbert
as Steve Bramley
Walter Connolly
as Capt. Helquist
Helen Vinson
as Janet Grayson
Fred Keating
as Danny Checkett
Tala Birell
as Gerta Klargi
Leon Errol
as Layton
Walter Catlett
as Joe Silvers
Donald Meek
as Josephs Bushmills
John Wray
as Mr. Jeddock
Emily Fitzroy
as Mrs. Griswold
Arthur Treacher
as Major Warringforth
Akim Tamiroff
as Salazaro
Geneva Mitchell
as Miss Hackson
Claude Gillingwater
as Judge Griswold
Luis Alberni
as Juan Gilboa
Moe Howard
as Orchestra
Larry Fine
as Orchestra
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Critic Reviews for The Captain Hates the Sea

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | August 8, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

A neglected gem.

Full Review… | August 27, 2010
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A wonderful comedy which offers solid proof John Gilbert was more than capable of acting in a sound film.

Full Review… | July 22, 2005
Film Threat

Audience Reviews for The Captain Hates the Sea

Mediocre programmer was the end of the line for John Gilbert, the great silent matinee idol reduced to a supporting role. His part is minor and he doesn't look bad for a 50 year old man, the problem is that he was only 35 when this was filmed. Beside his involvement this is a minor picture with a muddled script that Milestone can't make come alive.

jay nixon

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