Cinema: The New Pictures, Dec. 7, 1959

The Wreck of the Mary Deare (Blaustein-Baroda; M-G-M). It was a dark and stormy night. The Sea Witch, a salvager out of Southampton, was riding out the Channel gale as a tight ship should. Suddenly, out of the night, a vast shape reared above the tiny vessel. With a gasp the helmsman spun the wheel. A wall of water smashed the Sea Witch broadside, hurling her clear of a big freighter, which "slid by like a cliff." Looking up, the skipper (Charlton Heston) saw no lights on the freighter, no sign of life on...

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