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Atlantic Ferry

Directed by Walter Forde
1941    1h 38m    Passed
After their state-of-the-art steamship the "Gigantic" sinks a few minutes after being launched, the MacIver brothers of Liverpool begin to plan for the future of their company. David (Griffith Jones) takes a business-like approach and eventually joins forces with former rivals, but decides the expensive gamble of steamships is not the way to go. Charles (Sir Michael Redgrave) embarks on a different course, sailing on a doomed ship to America to forge an alliance with Samuel Cunard (Hartley Power). Eventually, the brothers are reunited in their bid to gain the mail contract from the British government, although their relationship might not last since each is in love with Mary (Valerie Hobson), the daughter of one of their backers.
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Cast of Atlantic Ferry
  • Michael RedgraveCharles MacIver
  • Valerie HobsonMary Ann Morison
  • Griffith JonesDavid MacIver
  • Hartley PowerSamuel 'Sam' Cunard
  • Margaretta ScottSusan Donaldson
  • Bessie LoveBegonia Baggot
  • Milton RosmerGeorge Burns
  • Frederick LeisterJames Morison
  • Henry OscarJosiah Eagles
  • Edmund WillardRobert Napier
  • Charles VictorTim Grogan
  • Frank TickleMr. Donaldson
  • Leslie BradleyHoratio Stubbs
  • Felix AylmerBank President
  • Joss AmblerDr. Lardner
  • Ian McLeanCapt. Woodruff
  • Joe CunninghamCapt. Slade
  • John SalewHenry
  • Hélène BurlsMinor Role (uncredited)
  • Arthur GoulletMinor role (uncredited)
  • James HarcourtMinor role (uncredited)
  • Roddy HughesMinor role (uncredited)
  • Harry LaneMinor role (uncredited)
  • Jean LesterMinor role (uncredited)
  • Aubrey MallalieuMinor role (uncredited)
  • Princess MargaretPrincess Margaret (archive footage)
  • Queen Elizabeth II of the United KingdomPrincess Elizabeth (archive footage)
  • Queen Elizabeth the Queen MotherThe Queen Mother (archive footage)
  • Ian WilsonExtra (uncredited)

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