Slave Ship (1937 film)

Slave Ship is a 1937 film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Warner Baxter and Wallace Beery. The supporting cast features Mickey Rooney, George Sanders, Jane Darwell, and Joseph Schildkraut. It is one of very few films out of the forty-eight that Beery made during the sound era for which he did not receive top billing.

Slave Ship
Directed byTay Garnett
Produced byDarryl F. Zanuck
Written byWilliam Faulkner (story)
Screenplay bySam Hellman
Lamar Trotti
Gladys Lehman
Based onThe Last Slaver
by George S. King[1]
StarringWarner Baxter
Wallace Beery
Elizabeth Allan
Mickey Rooney
George Sanders
Jane Darwell
Joseph Schildkraut
Music byAlfred Newman
CinematographyErnest Palmer
Edited byLloyd Nosler
Distributed byTwentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • 1937 (1937)
Running time
100 min.
CountryUnited States

Plot summary



  1. Based upon a historical novel "The Last Slaver" by Dr. George S. King of Bay Shore, New York. Dr King's NY Times obituary

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