An opportunity to buy a brand-new PAL DVD-R of one of Charles Laughton’s great British films from the later 1930s:
The Beachcomber (“Vessel of Wrath”), 1938, starring Charles Laughton
Running Time: approximately 87 minutes
Note that the DVD copy offered here is taken from the American release version, where the film was titled as “The Beachcomber”.
The original source material is pretty good – the sound quality is fine, and the picture quality is acceptable
Your brand-new DVD disc will be copied from this source material (without any artwork), and will be supplied in a clear plastic wallet, NOT in a DVD case.
Note that the picture attached is for illustrative purposes only, and is therefore NOT included or offered in this auction.
IMPORTANT NOTE for American, Canadian and other non-Region 2 buyers: You will need a multi-region DVD player to play this disc, or you can view it using one of your computer DVD play-back programmes.
Director: Erich Pommer
Produced by Erich Pommer and Charles Laughton for their company, Mayflower Pictures
Adapted from the novel “Vessel of Wrath” by W. Somerset Maugham
Miss Jones (Elsa Lanchester), a missionary, lives with her brother in the Alas Islands. They are scandalised by the presence on the islands of Ginger Ted (Charles Laughton), a drunkard and womanizing scoundrel. Miss Jones travels to an outlying island to treat an appendicitis case. She is horrified to find that Ginger Ted is also on board the boat on which she returns. The boat breaks down en route and they are forced to spend the night on a small island…..
What will I receive? Your film will come on a DVD-R disc in a plastic DVD sleeve with no artwork. The title of the film will be written on the sleeve for your convenience.
Region 2 - PAL
Note: This DVD does not contain any menus.
This film is now in the public domain.
Please read all the details of this listing so you know exactly what you are buying.