The Yankee Clipper (1927)

The Yankee Clipper is a 1927 American adventure film produced by Cecil B. DeMille and directed by Rupert Julian. It is set against the maritime rivalry between the United States and Great Britain in the mid-19th century. Captain Winslow takes a revolutionary new clipper ship, built by his father, on its first voyage, and Mickey Murphy is found stowing away in a burlap sack. While in China, Winslow attends a dinner hosted by a wealthy Chinese merchant and rescues English maiden Lady Jocelyn Huntington from rioting beggars. Winslow agrees to a race from China to Boston against an English clipper ship. He wins the race and Lady Jocelyn.

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