Approved | | Comedy, Romance
The Captain of a ferry boat between the restricted British colony in Gibraltar and Spanish Morocco has a woman of differing appeal and temperament in each port.
Professional dancer Yvonne De Carlo persuaded Director Anthony Kimmins to talk Sir Alec Guinness into doing the mambo with her in a night club sequence. Guinness, not usually thought of as a physical actor, consented to a week's worth of dance lessons from De Carlo and the sequence is one of this movie's highlights.
Chief Officer Ricco:
I'll introduce myself ladies... Chief Officer Ricco.
Susan Dailey: I'm Miss Dailey... and this is Miss Bligh.
Chief Officer Ricco: To you, Carlos.
Daphne Bligh: And To YOU, Miss Dailey. and Miss Bligh.
The shots of the ship at night are obviously of a model, as can be seen by the movement of the sea at the bow.
Some prints of "The Captain's Paradise" run 77 minutes.
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