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Reap the Wild Wind


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| Film | USA | Colour | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance | 2h 3min |
| Stars: Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette Goddard | Director: Cecil B DeMille
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Seafaring salvage engineers fight over a Southern belle

Cecil B DeMille’s mighty spectacle! Men Against Giant Sea Monster 50 Fathoms Down!


Paramount Pictures publicity photo from 1948, featuring British actor Ray Milland
Stephen Tolliver
John Wayne
Capt Jack Stuart
Paulette Goddard
Loxi Claiborne
Raymond Massey
King Cutler
Robert Preston
Dan Cutler
Lynne Overman
Capt Phillip Philpott
Susan Hayward
Drusilla Alston
Charles Bickford
Master of the ‘Tyfib’
Walter Hampden
Commodre Devereaux
Louise Beavers
Maum Maria
Martha O’Driscoll
Ivy Devereaux
Elisabeth Risdon
Mrs Claiborne
Hedda Hopper
Aunt Henrietta
Victor Kilian
Oscar Polk
Salt Meat
Janet Beecher
Mrs Mottram
Ben Carter
William ‘Wee Willie’ Davis
The Lamb
Lane Chandler
Davison Clark
Judge Marvin
Louis Merrill
Capt of the ‘Pelican’
Frank M Thomas
Dr Jepson
Keith Richards
Capt Carruthers
Victor Varconi
J Farrell MacDonald
Port Capt
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Georgia-set period adventure; intended as another Gone With the Wind, it simply doesn’t have the necessary, but on its level it entertains solidly, climaxing with the famous giant squid fight. (Halliwell’s)


Main title from Reap the Wild Wind (1942) (3)


Cecil B DeMille
Alan Le May
Writer (screenplay)
Charles Bennett
Writer (screenplay)


Paramount Pictures
Production company
Paramount British Pictures
Distribution company