2. Action Funnies
    D.C. Comics

  3. Classic Comics #14 Westward Ho! - First Edition (Gilberton, 1943)

    Westward Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley. The novel is set in the Elizabethan era, and follows the adventures of Amyas Leigh who sets sail with Francis Drake and other privateers to the Caribbean, where they battle with the Spanish.


  4. fleurdulys:

    Whitby Harbor by Moonlight - John Atkinson Grimshaw


    (via moewie)

  5. Captains Courageous (MGM, R-1973) Adventure / movie poster

    Starring Freddie Bartholomew, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas, Charley Grapewin, Mickey Rooney, John Carradine, and Jack La Rue.

    Directed by Victor Fleming.

    Captains Courageous is an 1897 novel, by Rudyard Kipling, that follows the adventures of fifteen-year-old Harvey Cheyne Jr., the spoiled son of a railroad tycoon, after he is saved from drowning by a fishing boat in the north Atlantic. The novel originally appeared as a serialization in McClure’s magazine, beginning with the November, 1896 edition. +

    poster is for 1973 re-release of the orginal

  6. The Captain’s Table (Rank, 1959) movie poster

    Comedy Starring Peggy Cummins, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, Nadia Gray, Maurice Denham, Richard Wattis, Reginald Beckwith, and Lionel Murton. Directed by Jack Lee.

    A ship’s captain is promoted by his company from tramp steamers to their flagship passenger liner. Although he is a thoroughly competent sailor and ready to take charge of such a ship, he is less prepared for the social duties the new position involves, not least the way he becomes the target for all the comely unattached women on board. (imdb)

  7. Tuesday’s Nautical Mystery Movie; Name that flick…

  8. Tora! Tora! Tora! was a 1970 American-Japanese war film that dramatized the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Directed by Richard Fleischer and featuring an ensemble cast including Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten, Sō Yamamura, E.G. Marshall, James Whitmore and Jason Robards…

    Maritime Monday for May 6th, 2013:
    "Climb Mount Niitaka”

  9. The Woman on Pier 13 (RKO, 1950). Three Sheet

    Successful, newly married Brad Collins once belonged to the Communist Party of the USA, and now the Party will stop at nothing to use him. (imdb)

    Film Noir; Starring Laraine Day, Robert Ryan, John Agar, Thomas Gomez, Janis Carter, Richard Rober, William Talman, and Paul Guilfoyle. Directed by Robert Stevenson.

  10. Coming this week on Maritime Monday:

    Tora! Tora! Tora! (20th Century Fox, 1970). One Sheet

    Starring Martin Balsam, Soh Yamamura, Joseph Cotten, Tatsuya Mihashi, E.G. Marshall, James Whitmore, Jason Robards, Frank Aletter, Leon Ames, and Richard Anderson. Directed by Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku and Toshio Masuda.

  11. Titanic (20th Century Fox, 1953) One Sheet

    Starring Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Audrey Dalton, Thelma Ritter, Brian Aherne, Richard Basehart, Allyn Joslyn, James Todd, Frances Bergen, and William Johnstone.

    Directed by Jean Negulesco.

    Titanic (1953 film) won the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction. The film was also nominated for the Directors Guild of America Award.

  12. This Man’s Navy (MGM, 1945)

    World War II film about US Navy dirigibles starring Wallace Beery, Tom Drake, and James Gleason, and directed by William A. Wellman. This film is one of the very few movies except training films to depict this military unit.


  13. That Hamilton Woman, also known as Lady Hamilton, a 1941 black-and-white American historical film drama about Admiral Horatio Nelson’s mistress. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda.

    Starring: Vivien Leigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and
    Laurence Olivier as Admiral Horatio Nelson.

  14. Swing It, Sailor (Grand National, 1938)

    Comedy starring Wallace Ford, Ray Mayer, Isabel Jewell, Mary Treen. Directed by Raymond Cannon.

    Husky Stone (Ray Mayer), strongest man in the Navy, and as short on brains as he is as long on muscle, has an urge to get married, as his enlistment is up. The object of his affection is Myrtle Montrose (Isabal Jewell), a typical “Sweetheart of the Navy.” Seeking to discourage Husky’s plans is his pal, Pete Kelly (Wallace Ford), who uses Husky to fight his battles and do his work.

    Pete frames Husky and he is confined to the brig, as their ship docks in San Francisco. Pete goes ashore, courts the fickle and ever-ready Myrtle and makes her forget Husky. When Husky finds out, he knocks Pete out cold and refuses to have anything to do with him. (imdb)

  15. Souls at Sea (Paramount, 1937)

    Based on a story by Ted Lesser, the film is about a first mate on a slave ship who frees the slaves on the ship after a mutiny overthrows the ship’s captain. (more)

    Lobby Cards  (11” X 14”) Adventure Starring Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee, Harry Carey, Robert Cummings, Henry Wilcoxon, Olympe Bradna, Porter Hall, George Zucco, Virginia Weidler, Paul Fix, Tully Marshall, Ward Bond, and Alan Ladd.

    Directed by Henry Hathaway

     Nominated for three Academy Awards.