Manuela (1957)

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  • Stowaway Girl Alternative


A cargo tramp skipper falls in love with a young girl smuggled aboard at a South American port, who is resolved to get to England. Their passion is only halted by the ship catching fire. Safe ashore, she is told he is dead, which is his way of ending an impossible romance.

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