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      The Beachcomber

      1955 1 hr. 22 min. Comedy Drama List
      Reviews Womanizer and incessant drinker Ted Wilson (Robert Newton), known as "Honorable" Ted, is shipped to a tropical island by his family to keep him out of their way. There he meets sanctimonious missionary Owen Jones (Paul Rogers) and his nurse sister, Martha (Glynis Johns). Initially disgusted by Ted's behavior, Martha is surprised when Ted sails to an outlying island to retrieve her and is unexpectedly chivalrous. Ted then agrees to help Martha deal with a cholera outbreak on another island. Read More Read Less

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      Roger Moore Movie Nation Dated, sexist, racially patronizing and downright cringe-worthy at times...But where else can you find a future Bond villain and "Halloween" hero in blackface? Rated: 2/4 Jan 30, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Womanizer and incessant drinker Ted Wilson (Robert Newton), known as "Honorable" Ted, is shipped to a tropical island by his family to keep him out of their way. There he meets sanctimonious missionary Owen Jones (Paul Rogers) and his nurse sister, Martha (Glynis Johns). Initially disgusted by Ted's behavior, Martha is surprised when Ted sails to an outlying island to retrieve her and is unexpectedly chivalrous. Ted then agrees to help Martha deal with a cholera outbreak on another island.
      Director
      Muriel Box
      Screenwriter
      Sydney Box
      Production Co
      London Independent Producers
      Genre
      Comedy, Drama
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Sep 19, 2018
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