Slave Ship (1937 film)

Slave Ship
Directed by Tay Garnett
Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck
Written by William Faulkner (story)
Screenplay by Sam Hellman
Lamar Trotti
Gladys Lehman
Based on The Last Slaver
by George S. King[1]
Starring Warner Baxter
Wallace Beery
Elizabeth Allan
Mickey Rooney
George Sanders
Jane Darwell
Joseph Schildkraut
Music by Alfred Newman
Cinematography Ernest Palmer
Edited by Lloyd Nosler
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Release dates
  • 1937 (1937)
Running time
100 min.
Country United States
Language English

Slave Ship is a 1937 film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Warner Baxter and Wallace Beery. The supporting cast features Mickey Rooney, George Sanders, Jane Darwell, and Joseph Schildkraut. This is one of only four films out of the forty-eight that Beery made during the sound era for which he did not receive top billing.



  1. Based upon a historical novel "The Last Slaver" by Dr. George S. King of Bay Shore, New York. Dr King's NY Times obituary

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