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The Sand Pebbles

PG-13| 3 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River during the clashes between Chiang Kai-shek's communists and Chinese warlords. Eight-year veteran machinist Jake Holman (Steve McQueen), new to the self-named "sand pebbles" crew, immediately draws deep suspicion due to his independent streak. Ordered to protect Americans, including schoolteacher Shirley Eckhart (Candice Bergen), Jake and the gunboat crew are unwittingly drawn into a bitter nationalistic feud that holds grim consequences.

Cast: Steve McQueen , Richard Attenborough , Candice Bergen , Richard Crenna , Mako , Marayat Andriane , Simon Oakland , Larry Gates

Director: Robert Wise

Genres: Adventure

Distributor: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Release Date: April 6th, 2003|3 hr. 2 min.

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