The Sand Pebbles

The Sand Pebbles1966

Stars: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 182 minutes

The Sand Pebbles is a 1962 novel by American author Richard McKenna about a Yangtze River gunboat and its crew in 1926. It was the winner of the 1963 Harper Prize for fiction. The book was initially serialized in the Saturday Evening Post, and in Ja… more »

[Jake Holman (Machinist Mate 1st Class ) teaching Po-han (Engine Room coolie) the engine room]

Jake Holman:
Valve.

Po-han:
Wow.

Jake Holman:
Valve.

Po-han:
Wow. [points to valve, more emphatically] Wow.

Jake Holman:
Yeah, okay... wow. [pointing to another valve] Main steam stop valve.

Po-han:
Main steam stop wow.

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