Captains Courageous

Release date:1937

Location(s):
  • Monterey

Description:

Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Melvyn Douglas, Lionel Barrymore, Mickey Rooney and John Carradine; directed by Victor Fleming; MGM; story-- based on the writings of Rudyard Kipling-- about a spoiled rich kid who falls off a cruise ship and is rescued by a fisherman who teaches the boy to love the sea; Spencer Tracy won the Best Actor Oscar; Oscar nominee for screenplay and film editing; scenes filmed on Monterey Bay involving two schooners, which tied up at Wharf No. 2 in Monterey.