The colorful inhabitants of John Steinbeck's novel are brought to life in this seriocomic tale of friendship and romance in a central California fishing town. While Pilon (Spencer Tracy) plots to steal the life savings of his pal Pirate (Frank Morgan), Danny (John Garfield), who recently inherited a pair of houses from his late grandfather, tries to woo beautiful cannery worker "Sweets" (Hedy Lamarr). Akim Tamiroff co-stars; directed by Victor Fleming. 99 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.