The Manxman (1929)

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A fisherman and a rising young lawyer, who grew up as brothers, fall in love with the same girl.



  • Anny Ondra in The Manxman (1929)
  • Malcolm Keen and Anny Ondra in The Manxman (1929)
  • Carl Brisson and Anny Ondra in The Manxman (1929)
  • Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, and Anny Ondra in The Manxman (1929)
  • Randle Ayrton, Carl Brisson, Clare Greet, Malcolm Keen, and Anny Ondra in The Manxman (1929)
  • Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, and Anny Ondra in The Manxman (1929)

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4 September 2008 | Hitchcoc
| Intrigued by the Seriousness
I was pleased with this. I'm a great fan of Hitchcock, but I've not seen many of the early films. This one did not disappoint. It is the sad eternal triangle. It's a time when a man's oath to his best friend supersedes all, even if it means giving up the woman he truly loves. The young lady in question is of the lower classes and beautiful. It would be normal for her to marry the laughing sailor. The lawyer is actually above her station. When news comes that he betrothed has died, it would be natural for her to marry the lawyer. However, he is fraught with contradictions. His father was a failure and he is in line for a judgeship. He gets her pregnant but won't fess up. The sailor returns from the sea. News of his death was incorrect. So now we have the problem. She loves the lawyer. She doesn't love the sailor. But she has given her word to wait. Instead of being honorable, the lawyer wants it both ways. it has a pretty harsh ending which I won't spoil. I thought for a film of 1929 this was pretty good

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