1935 Mystery of the Marie Celeste

The Mystery of the Marie Celeste – 1935

Alternative title: The Phantom Ship 

Guaranteed Pictures with the famous “Q” ship “Mary B Mitchell” as Mary Celeste 

Black & White 60 minutes


Having won the hand of Sarah from his rival. Captain Benjamin Briggs sets out to recruit a crew for his voyage on the Mary Celeste. A mad seaman seeks revenge by killing the crew and passengers in a story of the mysterious events that led to a ship without a person on board. 

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The Mystery of the Mary Celeste was Bella Lugosi’s only film for Hammer.

Sarah’s sewing machine is a Singer Model 15, which was not introduced until 1895, long after the 1872 date of the story.

Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection