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  1. "The Beachcomber" is a 1954 British comedy-drama film directed by Muriel Box starring Donald Sinden, Glynis Johns, Robert Newton, Paul Rogers, Donald Pleasence and Michael Hordern. The film is based on the story The Vessel of Wrath by W. Somerset Maugham and was adapted by Sydney Box. It was the second screen adaptation of the book following the 1938 film Vessel of Wrath. The film was shot in Ceylon.
  2. "The Beachcomber" a.k.a. "Vessel of Wrath" is a 1938 British film directed by Erich Pommer, and produced by Pommer and star Charles Laughton. It was based on the Somerset Maugham story The Vessel of Wrath.The film is also known as The Beachcomber in the US, and is now in the public domain in the US.


  1. "The beachcomber" a.k.a. "The Vessel of Wrath" is a short story by W. Somerset Maugham. Written in 1931 it first appeared in the April 1931 edition of Hearst's International Cosmopolitan. Maugham often introduced short stories as a contribution to periodicals and then later included them in books or collected editions. In 1933 "The Vessel of Wrath" was included in his book Ah King.
  2. "The beachcomber" is a book by Marion Smith.


The Beachcomber is a fictional character from the 1933 film Charlie Chan's Greatest Case.


The Beachcomber is a Venue in Wellfleet.

  • also known as The Beachcomber, Wellfleet, MA


The Beachcomber was an ITC Entertainment adventure TV series which ran for one series of 39 half-hour episodes in 1962.

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Google previewThe Booklist and Subscription Books Bulletin (1910)

The beachcomber is an Englishman, leading an idyllic ...

Google previewA.L.A. Booklist (1910)

The beachcomber is an Englishman, leading an idyllic existence on a tropical island (Dunk)) near the northeast coast of Australia.

Google previewThe Booklist (1909)

The beachcomber is an Englishman, leading an idyllic ...

Google previewDriving off the Map (1997)

by Sharon MacFarlane

Although the Beachcomber is a thousand miles from an ocean, the restaurant specializes in seafood, and the walls are decorated with coloured-glass floats and dusty starfish, captured forever in artistically draped nets. Perhaps the owner is a ...

Google previewRunning Wrecked (2007)

A Phil Riley Novel by Mark Combes

The Beachcomber is a simple enough building. A wooden structure, kind of a modified Cape Cod style, with a nice open front porch with rattan chairs placed just so, for effect. The sign for the restaurant is a large hunk of driftwood with the ...

Google previewGood Eating's Party Snacks and Appetizers (2012)

Simple to Make and Easy to Share Hors d'Oeuvres, Desserts and Cocktails by Chicago Tribune Staff

Nutrition information Per serving: Calories: 215, Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 0 mg, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 0 g Beachcomber Like the Negroni, the Beachcomber is a veteran summer.

Google previewPhilippines (2006)

by Chris Rowthorn, Greg Bloom

Within walking distance of shops and the mall, the Beachcomber is a friendly and ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

The Beachcomber (54, Muriel Box);The High and the Mighty (54,William Wellman); Long JohnSilver(55, ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Art & Craft Activities (2000)

For Children 3 to 6 : More Than 500 Art & Craft Activities Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

At the Beach by Huy Voun Lee At the Beach With Dad by Mercer Mayer Beach Day by Catarina Kruusval Homer the Beachcomber by Janet Craig Tina R Woehler, Oak Point, TX ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

As Don the Beachcomber expanded to include several locations around the United States, the new genre of tiki drinks was refined and further developed by Victor ...

Google previewEntertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2008)

An Encyclopedia by Melitta Weiss Adamson, Francine Segan

In 1934, an enterprising young gent named Ernest Beau- mont-Gantt opened a bar and restaurant called Don the Beachcomber, located in Hollywood. It was an exclusive and expensive affair that was frequented by a celebrity set that included ...

Google previewAmerican Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore [3 volumes] (2016)

An Encyclopedia of American Folklore (3 Volumes) by Christopher R. Fee, Jeffrey B. Webb

Zombie is also the name of a cocktail popularized in the 1930s at the Hollywood eatery known as Don the Beachcomber. A mix of juices and a number of rums, the drink is thought to evoke the origins of its name in both its tropical taste and its ...

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