The Sand Pebbles

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Kanonenboot am Yangtse-Kiang ( West Germany )


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Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river. Hostility towards the gunboat's presence reaches a climax when the boat must crash through a river-boom and rescue missionaries upriver at China Light Mission.

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Epic movie01 August 2015

Old school war movie following the fortunes of a US gunboat operating off the cost of China in the 1920s. Plenty of action, suspense and drama as the political scene changes in China and the gunboat is caught up in the middle. Solid performance from Steve McQueen in a familiar tough guy role.

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