Souls at Sea (1937)





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Much of the action in this high seas adventure is set aboard a slaving boat and centers upon its first mate, a young man who secretly supports the abolition of slavery. A failed mutiny in which the captain is killed leaves the first mate in charge of the vessel.
Action & Adventure , Drama
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Paramount Pictures


Gary Cooper
as Michael 'Nuggin' Taylor
George Raft
as Powdah
Frances Dee
as Margaret Tarryton
Henry Wilcoxon
as Lieutenant Stanley Tarryton
Harry Carey
as Captain of the 'William Brown'
Olympe Bradna
as Babsie
Robert Cummings
as George Martin
Porter Hall
as Court Prosecutor
George Zucco
as Barton Woodley
Joseph Schildkraut
as Gaston de Bastonet
Gilbert Emery
as Capt. Martisel
Lucien Littlefield
as Tina's Father
Paul Fix
as Violinist
Monte Blue
as Mate of the 'William Brown'
Stanley Fields
as Capt. Paul M. Granley
Fay Holden
as Mrs. Martin
Clyde Cook
as Hendry the Coachman
Rollo Lloyd
as Parchy
Wilson Benge
as Doctor
Rolfe Sedan
as Friend of de Bastonet
Eugene Borden
as Friend of de Bastonet
Ethel Clayton
as Passenger
Harvey Clark
as Court Clerk
Forbes Murray
as Associate Justice
Davison Clark
as Bailiff
Olaf Hytten
as Proprietor
Forrester Harvey
as Proprietor of Pub
Jane Weir
as Barmaid
Lina Basquette
as Brunette in Saloon
Lowell Drew
as Jury Foreman
Paul Stanton
as Defense Attorney for 'Nuggin' Taylor
Leslie Francis
as Woodley's Secretary
Robert H. Barrat
as The Reverend
Constantine Romanoff
as Pub Drinker
Henry Mowbray
as Bus Man
Agnes Ayres
as Bit part
Alan Ladd
as Sailor
Charles B. Middleton
as Jury Foreman
Luana Walters
as Eloise
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Full Review… | January 21, 2009
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

This obscure film is so wonderful because Raft and Cooper are dynamite together. So who knew both laconic actors could be so animated and such a joy to watch together!

Full Review… | June 21, 2015
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