Captains Courageous (1937)


Captains Courageous (1937). A wealthy spoiled brat falls off an ocean liner and is rescued by a Portuguese fisherman. Forced to endure a three month voyage, he learns to love the sea and earns his place among the crew. Based on the Rudyard Kipling story, this is a timeless family adventure classic.

Directed by Victor Fleming
Produced by Louis D. Lighton
Written by John Lee Mahin, Marc Connelly, Dale Van Every
Based on Captains Courageous 1897 novel by Rudyard Kipling
Starring Freddie Bartholomew, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas, Mickey Rooney, John Carradine, Oscar O’Shea, Jack La Rue, Walter Kingsford, Donald Briggs, Sam McDaniel, Bill Burrud, Gladden James, Frank Sully, Billy Gilbert, Charles Coleman, Lester Dorr