Manfish (1956)/Wetbacks (1956)
First, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's "The Gold-Bug" and "The Tell-Tale Heart," the picturesque suspenser "Manfish" focuses on a greedy treasure hunter who kills and submerges his partner after they find pirate loot in the Caribbean. Victor Jory, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Bromfield star. Then, in "Wetbacks," a cash-strapped fishing boat captain begins ferrying illegal aliens across the border from Mexico--unaware that he is being monitored by U.S. immigration agents. Lloyd Bridges, Nancy Gates, Barton MacLane star. 165 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
- Hank McCune, W. Lee Wilder
- Black & White / Color
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Lloyd Bridges, John Bromfield, Nancy Gates, Lon Chaney Jr., Barton MacLane, Victor Jory, John Hoyt, Barbara Nichols, Tessa Prendergast, Harold Peary, Nacho Galindo, Eric Coverly, Vincent Chang, Robert Keys, Theodore Purcell, David Colmans, Jack Lewis, Louis Jean Heydt, Scott Douglas, Wally Cassell, Richard Powers, Salvador B?guez, Joe Dominguez, Roy Gordon, I. Stanford Jolley, Gene Roth