The Beachcomber (1938)
Delightful British comedy, based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham, stars Charles Laughton as a bitter, hard-drinking beach bum in the Dutch East Indies who is targeted for "reform" by prim missionary Elsa Lanchester after the pair is stranded on a remote island. With Robert Newton. AKA: "Vessel Of Wrath." 88 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.