Manfish

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Manfish ★½ 1956

Two men venture out in a boat, the Manfish, to hunt for sunken treasure in the Caribbean. Only one survives the trip, as his greed destroys the other. The scenes off the Jamaican coast are lovely, but the story fails to take hold. Though there is a star aboard in Chaney, you'll look astern and bow out with a sinking feeling. Derived from two Edgar Allan Poe stories, “The Gold Bug” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.” 76m/C VHS . John Bromfield, Lon Chaney Jr., Victor Jory, Barbara Nichols; D: W. Lee Wilder.