Reap the Wild Wind Overview:

Reap the Wild Wind (1942) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced by Cecil B. DeMille and William H. Pine.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hans Dreier, Roland Anderson; Interior Decoration: George SawleyNominated
Best CinematographyVictor Milner, William V. SkallNominated

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Loxi: Where is Captain Jack?
Capt. Phillip Philpott: He's on a diving job. He'll be back this afternoon
Capt. Phillip Philpott: if his hat didn't leak!

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The giant rubber squid used in the underwater battle was donated by the studio to the war effort in 1942. The Japanese had conquered Malaya and Indochina, source of most of the world's rubber.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMarch 8, 1943 with Paulette Goddard and Ray Milland reprising their film roles.
The underwater 'Southern Cross' scenes took two months to film.
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