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Director  Georg Tressler
Music director  Roland Kovac
Country  West Germany
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure
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Language  German
The Death Ship (1959 film) movie poster

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.

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Plot

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.

Cast

  • Horst Buchholz – Philip Gale
  • Mario Adorf – Lawski
  • Helmut Schmid – Martin
  • Elke Sommer – Mylene
  • Alf Marholm – Kapitän der Yorikke
  • Werner Buttler – Dils, 1. Ingenieu
  • Dieter von Keil – Statter, 1. Offizier
  • References

    The Death Ship (1959 film) Wikipedia
    The Death Ship (1959 film) IMDb The Death Ship (1959 film) themoviedb.org