Tattered Cover FREE Classic: Lifeboat
USA, 1944, 97 Minute Running Time
Hosted by Howie Movshovitz and presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and Colorado Public Radio
A Nazi submarine sinks an American passenger ship in the Atlantic, and it too goes down. A few survivors, including the German commander, are left to figure things out in a single lifeboat for the entire length of the film. One of the survivors is Tallulah Bankhead – imagine that.
DIRECTOR: Alfred Hitchcock
Principal Cast: Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, Mary Anderson, John Hodiak, Henry Hull, Heather Angel, Hume Cronyn, Canada Lee, William Yetter Jr., John Steinbeck