Windbag the Sailor (1936)

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Farcical comedy about a canal barge captain who is forever telling tall tales of his adventures at sea. An unscrupulous shipping line owner tricks him into taking charge of an unseaworthy ship, in order to scuttle it for the insurance money. With two stowaways the captain manages to escape the ship and comes to land on an island, where he uses the ship's radio to persuade the local cannibals he and his friends must not be eaten. When the crooked crew turn up there too, he plans to capture them and sail the ship home.

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