The World in His Arms

The World in His Arms is a 1952 seafaring adventure film made by UniversalInternational. It was directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Aaron Rosenberg from a screenplay by Borden Chase and Horace McCoy. It is based on the novel by Rex Beach. The music score was by Frank Skinner and the cinematography by Russell Metty.

In 1850 San Francisco, Russian Countess Marina Selanova Blyth flees from an arranged marriage to Prince Semyon Esmond. She books passage with Portugee Quinn to Sitka, where her uncle Governor Ivan Vorashilov Sig Ruman can protect her.When Portugees bitter rival, Captain Jonathan Clark, the Bostonman Peck, frees his shanghaied crew, she sends a man to negotiate with him instead. However, Jonathan hates all Russians and turns down the offer. In desperation, Marina goes to the party he is throwing and, pretending to be the Countesss companion, gets him to change his mind. As he shows her the sights of the city in one whirlwind night, they fall in love. Jonathan proposes marriage and she gladly accepts. ........

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