Manry At Sea ~ In the Wake of a Dream

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LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
Steve Wystrach - United States - 94 MINS

Documentary     Adventure, Biography, Inspirational

~ Logline: A middle-aged happily married newspaper editor secretly sets off across the Atlantic in a tiny sailboat, to pursue his lifelong dream.
~ Short Synopsis: In 1965, newspaper editor Robert Manry was a happily married family man in Cleveland, Ohio. His colleagues at the Plain Dealer were shocked to learn he had set sail on a solo voyage across the Atlantic in his 13½-foot sloop, Tinkerbelle. By the time his 78-day odyssey ended, Manry had become the target of a wild cat and mouse news media chase, was welcomed by a cheering throng of 50,000 Britons and had become a hero to his countrymen