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Tom Merriam signs on the ship Altair as third officer under Captain Stone. At first things look good, Stone sees Merriam as a younger version of himself and Merriam sees Stone as the first ... See full summary »
Richard Dix was cast as the captain because he was already under contract with RKO to do a series of "B" pictures for a set fee.
Captain Will Stone:
You know, there are some captains who would hold this against you.
The clock in the wheelhouse reads 11:50 and the crewman strikes four bells. The correct strike would be eight bells and, in any case, would never be sounded ten minutes before the actual hour - 12:00 in this case.
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