The Gorilla Ship (1932)

Genres - Action  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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It may be hard to believe, but Gorilla Ship is almost as ludicrous as its title. Wheeler Oakman plays Mr. Wells, a millionaire yachtsman who is insanely jealous of his "friend" Dave Burton (Reed Howes). Believing that Burton is in love with Mrs. Wells (Vera Reynolds), Mr. Wells sets a deadly trap for the younger man during a yacht excursion. The vessel is shipwrecked, whereupon all three protagonists are rescued by the "gorilla ship" skippered by the brutish Captain Larsen (Ralph Ince). A few fistfights and mutinies later, the plot is resolved -- or rather, the film comes to a halt.



flirtation, jealousy, love, love-triangle, yacht