Tiger Shark

Film, Action and adventure

Time Out says

A minor but highly enjoyable Hawks adventure, with Robinson in expansive form as the Portuguese tuna fisherman who marries a friend's daughter, only to find that she has lost her heart to his younger buddy. Warners revamped the love-triangle story countless times, and Hawks himself reworked it for Barbary Coast; but the film's virtues lie less in its plot (which, with its protagonist mutilated by a shark, occasionally drifts rather waywardly into Moby Dick territory) than in its jaunty mood and in the evocative tuna-fishing sequences, shot on location on the Monterey coast.

Details

Release details

Duration:
80 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Howard Hawks
Screenwriter:
Wells Root
Cast:
Edward G Robinson
Zita Johann
J Carrol Naish
Richard Arlen
Leila Bennett
Vince Barnett