GenreComedy, Drama, Romance Duration CountryUnited States
WriterBen Lucien Burman, Dudley Nichols, Lamar Trotti Release dateSeptember 6, 1935 (1935-09-06) ScreenplayDudley Nichols, Lamar Trotti CastWill Rogers (Doctor John Pearly), Anne Shirley (Fleety Belle), Irvin S. Cobb (Captain Eli), Eugene Pallette (Sheriff Rufe Jeffers), John McGuire (Duke), Berton Churchill (New Moses) Similar moviesPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, The Adventures of Tintin, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Salt, Black Sea, Meet Dave
Steamboat round the bend
Steamboat Round the Bend is a 1935 American comedy film directed by John Ford, released by 20th Century Fox and produced by Fox Film, based on the 1933 novel of the same name by author Ben Lucien Burman. The film stars Will Rogers and was released a few weeks after his death in an airplane crash.
A con man enters his steamboat in a winner-take-all steamboat race with a rival while attempting to find an eyewitness that will save his nephew, who has been wrongly convicted of murder, from the gallows.
Will Rogers as Doctor John Pearly
Anne Shirley as Fleety Belle
Irvin S. Cobb as Captain Eli
Eugene Pallette as Sheriff Rufe Jeffers
John McGuire as Duke
Berton Churchill as New Moses
Francis Ford as Efe
Roger Imhof as Breck's Pappy
Raymond Hatton as Matt Abel
Hobart Bosworth as Chaplain
Stepin Fetchit as Jonah
Steamboat Round the Bend was released as a region 1 DVD in 2006.