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Girl Overboard (1937)





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The Girl Overboard is Mary Chesebrooke (Gloria Stuart) but she doesn't take her dunk into the deep until the film's final minutes. A department-store model, Mary takes a break from her work and embarks upon an ocean voyage. Any hopes for a peaceful vacation are dashed when one of Mary's fellow passengers is murdered. The victim is Mary's lecherous boss Alex LeMaire (Sidney Blackmer), so guess who the police suspect? With the help of district attorney Paul Stacey (Walter Pigeon), who also happens to be on board ship, Mary clears herself, but not before nearly perishing in a fire at sea. The title of this little actioner is amusingly ironic, considering that, six decades later, leading lady Gloria Stuart would be Oscar-nominated for her performance as a shipwreck survivor in Titanic (1998). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Gloria Stuart
as Mary Chesbrooke
Walter Pidgeon
as Paul Stacey
Billy Burrud
as Bobby Stacey
Sidney Blackmer
as Alex LeMaire
Jack Smart
as Charlie Jenkins
David Oliver
as `Dutch'
Charlotte Wynters
as Molly Shane
Russell Hicks
as Sam Le Maire
Robert E. O'Connor
as Sgt. Hatton
Edward McNamara
as Capt. Murphy
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Unfortunately, the picture has packed all the excitement into the opening sequences.

August 16, 2019 | Full Review…

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