The Ghost Ship

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Ghost Ship (1943, USA) is a Drama-Mystery-Thriller film directed by Mark Robson. Theghostship.jpg

Main Details

  • Released on December 16, 1943 (Lawrence, Kansas and Omaha, Nebraska)
  • B&W
  • Running time: 69 minutes
  • Production and Distribution Co.: RKO Radio Pictures
  • Directed by Mark Robson
  • Written by Donald Henderson Clarke and Leo Mittler
  • Starring: Richard Dix, Russell Wade, Edith Barrett

Plot Summary

  • 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 adult to ever treat him as a friend. But after a couple strange deaths of crew members, Merriam begins to think Stone is a psychopathic madman obsessed with authority. He tries to tell others, but no one believes him, and it only makes Stone angry..


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