Strange Cargo

  • 1940
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Gable and Crawford's eighth film together is a sensitively told Christ allegory, portrayed in an atmospheric manner that well conveys the story's spirituality. Crawford plays a club entertainer working in a cafe located near the infamous Devil's Island prison. She meets Gable, a prisoner, who later escapes and hides out in Crawford's dressing room. Gable...read more

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02:30 — When eight prisoners escape from a New Guinea penal colony, they are picked up by another escapee named Verne and his girl friend Julie. Among the fug (more…)

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When convicts escape a penal colony in New Guinea, they make it onto a sloop. Among them is a messianic type who has a profound influence on all of them.

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