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      The Adventures of Martin Eden

      Released Feb 26, 1942 1h 27m Adventure List
      Reviews Martin Eden (Glenn Ford) is an aspiring writer who takes a job as a merchant seaman. After suffering extreme abuse at the hands of the captain, his boyhood rival Butch Raglan (Ian MacDonald), he writes a book chronicling the brutality at sea and detailing the plight of sailor Joe Dawson (Stuart Erwin), who was wrongfully accused of murder. Unfortunately, Butch puts all his energies into making sure Martin's memoirs never see the light of day, and the sailor must fight to get them published. Read More Read Less
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      Synopsis Martin Eden (Glenn Ford) is an aspiring writer who takes a job as a merchant seaman. After suffering extreme abuse at the hands of the captain, his boyhood rival Butch Raglan (Ian MacDonald), he writes a book chronicling the brutality at sea and detailing the plight of sailor Joe Dawson (Stuart Erwin), who was wrongfully accused of murder. Unfortunately, Butch puts all his energies into making sure Martin's memoirs never see the light of day, and the sailor must fight to get them published.
      Director
      Sidney Salkow
      Producer
      Samuel Bronston, B.P. Schulberg
      Screenwriter
      W.L. River
      Distributor
      Columbia Pictures
      Genre
      Adventure
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Feb 26, 1942, Original
      Runtime
      1h 27m