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Strange Cargo
Directed by:
Frank Borzage

"Strange Cargo" (also known as "Isola del diavolo, L'") is a Drama/Romance film directed by Frank Borzage, and written by Lawrence Hazard (screenplay), Lesser Samuels (contributor to dialogue), and Anita Loos (adaptation), released in the USA on March 01 of 1940 , starring Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Ian Hunter, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas and Albert Dekker.

Who directed "Strange Cargo":

Strange Cargo was directed by Frank Borzage, an American director, producer, and actor.

Before making Strange Cargo, Frank Borzage had directed I Take This Woman, released in 1940, Disputed Passage (1939), The Shining Hour (1938), Big City (1937), Green Light (1937), and Hearts Divided (1936). Since, he directed The Mortal Storm, released in 1940, Flight Command (1940), Billy the Kid (1941), Smilin' Through (1941), The Spanish Main (1945), and Moonrise (1948).

What was the release date of "Strange Cargo":

Strange Cargo was initally released in the United States on Friday, March 01, 1940. Another film released on Friday, March 01, 1940 is The House Across the Bay (dir. Archie Mayo). This was seventy-nine (79) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, October 12, 1976 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Strange Cargo":

At the casting of Strange Cargo we find Joan Crawford, previously seen in The Women (1939) and The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939); Clark Gable (Gone with the Wind (1939), Land of Liberty (1939)); Ian Hunter (Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940), Tower of London (1939)) [ more... ]

  • Eduardo Ciannelli and Clark Gable, Peter Lorre also appeared in They Met in Bombay, released in 1941.
  • Victor Varconi and John Arledge can also be seen in Big City, released in 1937.
  • Clark Gable and Joan Crawford also appeared in Love on the Run, released in 1936.
  • Joan Crawford and Clark Gable also worked together in Chained, released in 1934.

What is the Storyline of "Strange Cargo":

Julie (Crawford), a cafe entertainer in a town near a French penal colony, meets Verne (Gable), a prisoner on wharf duty. Verne escapes and goes to Julie's room but is apprehended after Mi'sieu Pig (Peter Lorre) reports him, and is returned to prison. Julie is fired for consorting with a prisoner. At the prison, Moll (Albert Dekker) has masterminded a jailbreak and takes Cambreau (Ian Hunter), Telez (Eduardo Ciannelli), Hessler (Paul Lukas), Flaubert (J. Edward Bromberg), Dufond (John Arledge) with [...]

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