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The story features a big-game hunter from New York City named Sanger Rainsford who falls off a yacht and swims to an isolated island, where he is hunted by a Russian aristocrat that goes by the name General Zaroff.
Larry C. Collins,
Edward L. Downes
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After their luxury cabin cruiser crashes on a reef, Bob Rainsford finds himself washed ashore on a remote island. He finds a fortress-like house and the owner, Count Zaroff, seems to be quite welcoming. Apart from Zaroff's servant Ivan, the only other people present are Eve Trowbridge and her brother Martin, also survivors of their own shipwreck. Other survivors are missing however and Rainsford soon learns why. Zaroff releases them into his jungle island and then hunts them down in his grisly "outdoor chess" game! Then after Martin disappears, Bob realizes that he and Eve are to be the next "pawns" in Zaroff's deadly game.Written by
Count Zarof claims to be a Cossack. The Cossacks were famous for their equality within the ranks. They did not have titles. See more »
The channel's here on the chart, all right, and so are the marking lights.
First Mate on Yacht:
Then what's wrong with them?
Those lights don't seem to be in just the right place. They're both a bit out of position according to this.
First Mate on Yacht:
Two light buoys means a safe channel between the world over!
"Safe between the world over" doesn't go in these waters.
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The film was colorized in 2007 in honor of its 75th anniversary. Ray Harryhausen worked on the color design of the film. See more »
"The Most Dangerous Game" is a surprisingly good little thriller that runs just over an hour. It was made the year before "King Kong" by many of the same people that were involved that classic. In fact many of the "run through the jungle" scenes are very similar to those in the later film.
The film opens with a realistic staged ship wreck (achieved mostly with convincing miniatures) from which only Bob Rainsford (Joel McCrea) survives. He crawls ashore on a mysterious island and finds his way to a creepy castle inhabited by a Russian Count named Zaroff (Leslie Banks). There he meets the lovely Eve (Fay Wray) and her drunken brother Martin (Robert Armstrong), who were also ship wrecked.
It turns out that the "Game" of the title is the mad Count hunting down and killing human prey. Naturally, McCrea and Wray ultimately wind up as the hunted.
A very young McCrea is excellent as the hero and Wray, fetching as the heroine. Banks, however, and Armstrong for that matter, are way over the top in their roles. Banks in that early talkie style, enunciates every syllable and bugs out his eyes at every opportunity.
Still and all, "The Most Dangerous Game" is exciting and well made and worth a look.
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