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Down to the Sea in Ships (1949 film)

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Director  Henry Hathaway
Music director  Alfred Newman
Language  English
7.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Adventure, Drama
Cinematography  Joseph MacDonald
Country  United States
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949 film) movie poster
Release date  February 22, 1949 (1949-02-22)
Writer  John Lee Mahin (screenplay), Sy Bartlett (screenplay), Sy Bartlett (story)
Cast  Richard Widmark (Dan Lunceford), Lionel Barrymore (Capitaine Bering Joy), Dean Stockwell (Jed Joy), Cecil Kellaway (Slush Tubbs), Gene Lockhart (Andrew L. Bush), Berry Kroeger (Manchester)
Similar movies  Captain Phillips, White Squall, Pandora and the Flying Dutchman, The Captain's Paradise, Mothra, Cruise Ship Disaster: Inside the Concordia

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Down to the Sea in Ships is a 1949 seafaring drama directed by Henry Hathaway, starring Richard Widmark and Lionel Barrymore. The supporting cast includes Dean Stockwell, Cecil Kellaway, Gene Lockhart, and John McIntire. This was a remake of the silent film version, directed by Elmer Clifton and starring Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee and Clara Bow.


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Whaling ship captain Bering Joy (Lionel Barrymore) takes his grandson Jed (Dean Stockwell) on a whaling expedition in order to teach the young boy real life values such as honesty, courage, wisdom, fairness and hard work. However it is First Mate Lunceford (Richard Widmark) who teaches him about life.


  • Richard Widmark as First Mate Dan Lunceford
  • Lionel Barrymore as Captain Bering Joy
  • Dean Stockwell as Jed Joy
  • Cecil Kellaway as Slush Tubbs
  • Gene Lockhart as Andrew Bush
  • Berry Kroeger as Manchester
  • John McIntire as Thatch
  • Harry Morgan as Britton (billed as Henry Morgan)
  • Harry Davenport as Benjamin Harris
  • Paul Harvey as Captain John Briggs
  • Jay C. Flippen as Sewell
  • References

    Down to the Sea in Ships (1949 film) Wikipedia
    Down to the Sea in Ships (1949 film) IMDbDown to the Sea in Ships (1949 film)

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