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A young doctor gets stuck on a ship after treating an injured first mate. Later, he rescues a woman from plane wreckage, and with the help of the cook, he hides her away from the rowdy and dangerous crew.

  1. Maurice Tourneur

    Director, Writer

  2. Franzos Keremen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Marlene Dietrich

    Marlene Dietrich

    Ethel Marley

  2. Fritz Kortner

    Fritz Kortner

    Capt. Fernando Vela

  3. Robin Irvine

    William 'T.W.' Cheyne - a young American doctor

  4. Vladimir Sokoloff

    Vladimir Sokoloff

    Grischa - the Cook

  5. Gaston Modot

    Gaston Modot

    Morain - the escaped convict

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The Ship of Lost Men


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Original Title Das Schiff der verlorenen Menschen

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 17, 1929


Original Language German

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget -

Revenue -



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