Beachcomber Movie Review 1938

Information and Film Reviews for Beachcomber the Movie

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Comedy set in the Dutch East Indies about a shiftless beachcomber (Laughton) who falls in love with a missionary's prim sister (Lanchester), as she attempts to reform him. The real-life couple of Laughton and Lanchester are their usual pleasure to watch. Remade in 1954. Story by W. Somerset Maugham.


Video Yesteryear, 2 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927, Phone: (203)744-2476

Available on VHS
Running time 88 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Comedy, Books to Film: W. Somerset Maugham
Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Robert Newton, Tyrone Guthrie
Erich Pommer

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