Strange Cargo Poster

Release Date: 1940

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
In a French Guiana penal colony, an escape attempt by hardened criminal Verne (Clark Gable) is thwarted by jaded prostitute Julie (Joan Crawford). Undaunted, Verne blackmails brutal killer Moll (Albert Dekker) to join his escape but is left behind only to be provided the route by a mysterious new prisoner, Cambreau (Ian Hunter). On the way to find Moll, Verne rescues Julie, and when they join the escape party, they find that Cambreau has a powerful, mysterious influence over the motley group.

Cast: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Ian Hunter, Peter Lorre, Albert Dekker, Paul Lukas, Eduardo Ciannelli, J. Edward Bromberg

Director: Frank Borzage

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Intense, 1930s, Quest, Dark, Sacrifice, Prison, Rescue, Death