Cinema: The New Pictures: Apr. 19, 1937

Captains Courageous (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer).

Ten-year-old Harvey Cheyne (Freddie Bartholomew), too full of chocolate ice cream sodas, slips under the rail of a transatlantic liner's boat deck, bellywhops down into the icy waters of the Newfoundland fishing banks. Awaking in the fo'c'sle of a Gloucester fishing schooner, Harvey discovers he is in a world where the mysterious emollient of wealth fails to lay a calming film on the stern civilization aboard ship, to say nothing of the waters churning overside. Skipper Disko (Lionel Barrymore) of the We're Here signs Harvey on as a member of...