The Sand Pebbles: Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river. Hostility towards the gunboat's presence reaches a climax when the boat must crash through a river-boom and rescue missionaries upriver at China Light Mission.
|Released:||December 20, 1966|
|Genres:||Drama Romance War Adventure|
|Actors:||Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Hong, Candice Bergen|
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