While travelling in Europe, a young American doctor is shanghaied into service on board a transatlantic ship manned by fugitives and criminals and run by a cruel captain. When a stranded heiress is rescued from a plane crash, the doctor and the ship's cook must protect her. Director Maurice Tourneur's intriguing silent maritime drama stars Marlene Dietrich, Robin Irvine, Fritz Kortner. AKA: "Grischa the Cook." 122 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.