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Rich and Strange

Rich and Strange (aka: East of Shanghai) was produced and released in 1932.
Production Company: British International Pictures
Based on a theme by Dale Collins

Cast

Henry Kendall... Fred Hill
Joan Barry... Emily Hill
Percy Marmont... Commander Gordon
Betty Amann... The Princess
Elsie Randolph... The Old Maid

The title is taken from William Shakespeare's play The Tempest:

ARIEL [sings]:
Full fathom five thy father lies;
Of his bones are coral made;
Those are pearls that were his eyes:
Nothing of him that doth fade
But doth suffer a sea-change
Into something rich and strange.
Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell

 

 

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