Rulers Of The Sea

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Adventure, Historical

A colorful story, set when the steamboat was just being introduced as a means to travel the colorful seas, this film casts Fyffe as the inventor, trying to drum up interest in his machine. Fairbanks, a mate on a windjammer, wants to be the man to make it go and gets financial backing in London. The film gains speed when the ship moves out to sea and the...read more

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A colorful story, set when the steamboat was just being introduced as a means to travel the colorful seas, this film casts Fyffe as the inventor, trying to drum up interest in his machine. Fairbanks, a mate on a windjammer, wants to be the man to make it go and gets financial backing in

London. The film gains speed when the ship moves out to sea and the crew stages a near-mutiny, the ship breaks down, and storms buffet the ship night after night. The story is partly narrated, and is appealing throughout in both its historical and adventure aspects.

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  • Review: A colorful story, set when the steamboat was just being introduced as a means to travel the colorful seas, this film casts Fyffe as the inventor, trying to drum up interest in his machine. Fairbanks, a mate on a windjammer, wants to be the man to make it g… (more)

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