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Rulers of the Sea (Paramount). Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Margaret Lockwood in a yarn about a Scottish mechanic who invents a marine engine to replace sails on transatlantic ships, and his struggle to get it accepted. Through a welter of Scottish brrrrrrs, auld corbies, hoot mons, arson, engine trouble and coal shortage on the high seas, audiences are sustained by the foreknowledge that marine engines are now in general use.


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