The Beachcomber (1954)

Beachcomber
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
William MacQuitty Producer n/a 3 3000001
Muriel Box Director n/a 2 2000001
Michael Mellinger Actor Medical Orderly 1 1000014
Lizabeth Rollins Actor Girl at Maputiti 1 1000013
Sydney Box Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
W Somerset Maugham From Story n/a 120870 4000002
Dorothy Sinclair Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Francis Chagrin Music n/a 120781 8000001
George Pollock Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Jean Rollins Actor Amao 1 1000012
Ronald Lewis Actor Headman's Son 1 1000011
Donald Pleasence Actor Tromp 1 1000005
Paul Rogers Actor Owen 1 1000004
Donald Sinden Actor Ewart Gray 1 1000003
Robert Newton Actor Ted 1 1000002
Walter Crisham Actor Vederala 1 1000006
Michael Hordern Actor Headman 1 1000007
Ah Chong Choy Actor Wang 1 1000010
Anthony Quinn Actor Ship's Captain 1 1000009
Auric Lorand Actor Alfred 1 1000008
Glynis Johns Actor Martha 1 1000001
Synopsis
Honorable Ted is a slovenly, bibulous South Sea Island beachcomber. The black sheep of a prominent British family, Ted is paid an annual salary to stay as far away from England as possible. Prim-and-proper missionary Martha, the sister of heathen-hating Welsh minister Owen, takes it upon herself to reform the intractable Ted. But soon, a hostile native tribe captures Martha, Owen and Ted and sentences them to a horrible death.
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