A dispirited drifter (Jean Gabin) working on the docks of the California coast comes to the rescue of a suicidal young woman (Ida Lupino). The incident proves to be a life-changing event for the hard-drinking man after the two lost souls grow closeron the waterfront than either thought possible. This distinguished and affecting drama written by John O'Hara from Willard Robertson's novel co-stars Claude Rains, Jerome Cowan. 95 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; featurette; photo gallery.