As with , this was originally part of Universal's The Gregory Peck Collection from November 2008. Тя трябва бързо да намери кораб, за да замине за Ситка. He swims to his ship and embraces a joyful Marina. However, Clark at first mistakes her for a saloon dancer and later believes she's the countess's personal assistant. And Raoul Walsh has staged this brave confusion so that the screen never stops quivering and the watcher, submissive to the furore, never has time to spot the story's seams. Look out, that's the man. Another competitor, unscrupulous trader Portugee Anthony Quinn , is hired to transport Russian Countess Mariana Selanova Ann Blyth to marry the callous Prince Semyon Carl Esmond.
It's okay and in decent condition. . Jonathan and his men double back, rescue Marina, and sail away. May I ask the name of this woman, Sir? Jonathan Clark Gregory Peck struggles to raise funds to purchase Alaska from Russia. The World in His Arms 1952 is a much better movie overall, but is similarly structured and with the same cockeyed anticommunist agenda.
Or you help us out. Jonathan brings his high-quality furs to local merchant Eben Cleggett, who agrees to help him find enough financing to buy Alaska from the Russians, thus saving both the natives and the seal population. Let buy you a drink. However, Jonathan hates all Russians and turns down the offer. William, some for the gentlemen. Now you set the price, I've always you honest.
You some of my men, are they? Meanwhile, in Sitka, Marina repeatedly attempts to escape from the prince, who captures her and threatens to hang both Jonathan and Uncle Ivan, who is failing to make profits from the seal trade. My son is an authority on of that kind, Sir. You're be to know him too. Her representative, Paul Shushaldin, has contracted with Portugee to sail her to her uncle, Ivan Vorashilov, in Sitka, Alaska, but Portugee now has no crew and so must cancel the deal. Ah, gently, Jonathan, a man's entitled to a drop of whiskey after two at sea.
He and his men then take over the city's fanciest hotel, which also houses Russian Countess Marina Selanova, who is on the run from a forced marriage to ruthless Prince Semyon. That wild race between the two schooners, actually filmed off the Nova Scotian coast, is a sequence beside which no fiction-and no actors could be expected to stand. We'd be glad to have you aboard, William. John McIntire as a prosy shipmate, Carl Esmond as a haughty Russian cad and Eugenie Leontovich as a hand-wringing duenna are among those who also go along:But it is really that race between the schooners that you'll go to this picture to see. В същото време там е отседнала и руската графиня Марина Селянова.
With Portuguese's crew gone and Clark refusing Shushaldin's offer to book passage, the countess makes a personal plea. Believing Marina has tricked him, Jonathan races Portugee to Alaska, recklessly wagering his ship on who gets there first. Shushaldin made a deal with Portuguese to transport them to Sitka, Alaska then still part of the Russian Empire, remember. She pretends to be the countess's traveling companion, and he takes her to see the city. The matte paintings used for wide shots are different, but the storefronts are the same, except for the Cyrillic signage in the Alaska scenes. Complaints aside, The World in His Arms is lively and delivers the genre goods, with plenty of action, comedy, and romance.
Peck finds her most attractive and doesn't know that royal blood pumps in her veins when he takes her around the city for a nighttime tour of Baghdad by the Bay. You want no par to him, that's Clark. Turn your face to the wall. The Deacon gives her the note for Alaska's purchase and she brings it to the prince, who ignores it. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Keywords: , , , , ,.
To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. Strong period adventure film set in Alaska that marked the first of three joint projects for Peck and Quinn. It would be hard to present a seal-hunter as a modern-day hero, but producer Rosenberg and director Walsh admittedly keep the hunting scenes to a minimum. As he shows her the sights of the city in one whirlwind night, they fall in love. The drink's on the house.
Father, I told this man you were not to be disturbed. Glistening in Technicolor, with their white canvas spread against the shy, they're a vision of energy in action and in conflict to fire the chilliest blood. Jonathan Clark Gregory Peck struggles to raise funds to purchase Alaska from Russia. I told you to stay away from the coast, you were supposed to meet me at Clegetts. The action spills forth without clear reason, actors howling at the tops of their lungs, and the characters presented make more motion and color than they make sense. Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Jonathan ecstatically plans a lavish wedding, but is informed by the hotel's maitre d' that Marina is actually the countess, and that she and the prince left for Sitka earlier that morning.