Director Georg Tressler
Music director Roland Kovac
Country West Germany
|Release date 1 October 1959 (1959-10-01)|
Based on The Death Ship by B. Traven
Writer Hans Jacoby, Werner Jorg Luddecke, B. Traven (novel)
Initial release October 1, 1959 (West Germany)
Screenplay Werner Jorg Luddecke, Hans Jacoby
Cast Horst Buchholz (Philip Gale, Amerikanischer Seeman), Mario Adorf (Lawski, Polnischer Kohlenschlepper), Helmut Schmid (Martin, Heizer auf der Yorikke), Alf Marholm (Kapitän der Yorikke), Werner Buttler (Dils, 1. Ingenieu), Elke Sommer (Mylène Loureau)
Similar movies Horst Buchholz appears in The Death Ship and Teenage Wolfpack
The Death Ship (German: Das Totenschiff) is a 1959 West German adventure film directed by Georg Tressler and starring Horst Buchholz, Mario Adorf, Helmut Schmid, and Elke Sommer. The film is based on the book of the same name by B. Traven, author of The Treasure of Sierra Madre, and was filmed in Mexico.
A group of outcast men drift around the world, never settling down or being accepted. They encounter various adventures around the globe, including being forced to work on a decrepit ship.
ReferencesThe Death Ship (1959 film) Wikipedia
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