Quay South (1955)

Genres - Drama  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Nathan Southern

This hour-long episode of the ITV network's anthology series Television Playhouse (which ran from 1955 through 1964 in the UK) originally aired December 10, 1955. It constitutes an adaptation of Howard Clewes's play Quay South, about a seafarer, Captain Daniel Thwaite (here played by Roger Livesey), who struggles to retain control over his blockship "The Ebb Tide" despite the authorities' persistent attempts to take it away.

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captain [ship], property, ship