Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. Three months at sea, under a firm but fair Captain Troop (fair wages of $10.50 a month, if you don't work you don't eat). A hard life and a dangerous one, and a lot of growing up to do through hardship and tragedy.
family outing, pre-teens, kids
adventurer, adventure, school, mischievous children, family, ship, pirate, ocean or sea, young heroes, coming of age, sailing, sea, fishing, friendship, danger, escapades, youth, orphan, on the run, friends, son, father, rescue, self discovery, social differences ...
20th century, 90s