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Captains Courageous

TV Movie

Country: Canada, USA

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family



Spoiled, orphaned rich kid Harvey Cheyne, Jr. (Kenny Vadas) falls overboard whilst en route to England by ship, and is rescued by a Gloucester fishing sailboat. Harvey matures as a person as he lives for three months at sea under Captain Troop and experiences a hard and dangerous life surrounded by seamen.


  • Based on the 1897 novel of the same name by English writer, poet, and novelist Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), this is the third of three film adaptations of Kipling's novel to date, the other two being Captains Courageous (1937) with Freddie Bartholomew, and Captains Courageous (1977) with Jonathan Kahn.
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  • Kenny Vadas
    (Harvey Cheyne, Jr.)
  • Robert Urich
    (Capt. Matthew Troop)
  • Kaj-Erik Eriksen [ALUMNUS]
    (Dan Troop)
  • Robert Wisden
    (Arthur Wayne)
  • Terence Kelly
    (Ted the Foul Up)

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A great film but the 1937 one is much better

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