The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)

Director
Michael Anderson

Main cast
Gary Cooper; Charlton Heston; Michael Redgrave; Virginia McKenna; Richard Harris

Genres
Drama, Action, Thriller

Description
A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a result, vindicate his good name.


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