The World in His Arms (1952)

The World in His Arms


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Gregory Peck and Anthony Quinn play two seal-hunting rivals in this adventure film set in the days when Alaska was a Russian territory. Peck is adventuring seafarer Jonathan Clark, who falls in love with Russian Countess Marina Selanova (Ann Blyth) while the countess is in San Francisco fleeing an arranged marriage to the vile Prince Semyon (Carl Esmond). The Countess wants to hire a ship to take her to Sitka, AK, where her uncle, General Ivan Vorashilov (Sig Rumann), is governor. Portugee … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Horace McCoy, Rex Beach, Borden Chase
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 4, 2008


as Capt. Jonathan Clark

as Countess Marina Sela...

as Portugee

as Deacon Greathouse

as Prince Semyon

as Anna Selanova

as Gen. Ivan Vorashilov

as Eustace

as William Cleggett

as Eben Cleggett

as Ogeechuk

as Paul Shushaldin

as Nicholas

as Shanghai Kelley

as Seaman
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Critic Reviews for The World in His Arms

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Superb swashbuckler with brilliant direction from Raoul Walsh.

Full Review… | July 17, 2009
Classic Film and Television

Audience Reviews for The World in His Arms


Starts well then sputters out and becomes hokey and arch.

jay nixon

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