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Tugboat Annie (1933)





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Her husband is a drunken sot and her son, the captain of an ocean liner. Annie herself is the captain of a tugboat. When her son falls in love with the daughter of the shipping magnate who owns his vessel, he tries to coerce his mother into leaving her boat and her husband. This film was followed by the sequel Tugboat Annie Sails Again. This in turn led to a television series during the 1950s.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics, Comedy
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Written By: Eve Greene, Zelda Sears, Norman Reilly Raine
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On DVD: Mar 23, 2009
Warner Home Video

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Marie Dressler
as Annie Brennan
Wallace Beery
as Terry Brennan
Robert Young
as Alexander 'Alec' Bre...
Maureen O'Sullivan
as Patricia 'Pat' Sever...
Tammany Young
as Shif'less
Frankie Darro
as Alec as a Boy
Oscar Apfel
as Reynolds
Robert McWade
as Mayor of Secoma
Robert H. Barrat
as First Mate
Sam Harris
as Onlooker
Guy Usher
as Auctioneer
Willie Fung
as Chow the Cook
Sam Harris
as Onlooker
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An enjoyable diversion that provides Dressler with ample opportunities to flex her acting chops.

Full Review… | August 19, 2011
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