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Ginger Ted, AKA Edward Claude Wilson, a drunkard and womanizer, and Miss Jones, a missionary, live in the Alas Islands. During a cholera epidemic, Ginger Ted and Miss Jones are sent to an outlying part of the islands to run a hospital; on their return, their motorboat breaks down, and they are marooned overnight on a small island.

  1. Erich Pommer


  2. Bartlett Cormack


  3. W. Somerset Maugham


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  1. Charles Laughton

    Charles Laughton

    Ginger Ted

  2. Elsa Lanchester

    Elsa Lanchester

    Martha Jones

  3. Robert Newton

    Robert Newton

    The Controleur

  4. Tyrone Guthrie

    Dr Owen Jones

  5. Eliot Makeham

    Eliot Makeham

    The Native Head Clerk

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Vessel of Wrath


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Status Released

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  • March 4, 1938


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget -

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