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Troopship

Released Apr 25, 1938 1h 23m Drama List
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A British troopship with men who have served hard duty in India arrives in Southampton, England, where the crew learns they have only six hours' leave due to an urgent reassignment. During the brief leave, Col. Harry Blair (Leslie Banks) finds his wife (Flora Robson) hospitalized with a fatal illness, while Capt. Gilbert Reed (Sebastian Shaw), who is in love with a nurse on the ship, wonders how to tell his waiting fiancée. Meanwhile, Gilbert's orderly learns his wife may have been unfaithful. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis A British troopship with men who have served hard duty in India arrives in Southampton, England, where the crew learns they have only six hours' leave due to an urgent reassignment. During the brief leave, Col. Harry Blair (Leslie Banks) finds his wife (Flora Robson) hospitalized with a fatal illness, while Capt. Gilbert Reed (Sebastian Shaw), who is in love with a nurse on the ship, wonders how to tell his waiting fiancée. Meanwhile, Gilbert's orderly learns his wife may have been unfaithful.
Director
Tim Whelan
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Apr 25, 1938, Limited
Runtime
1h 23m