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Sundown (1941) was a War - Drama Film directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Walter Wanger and Jack Moss.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Alexander Golitzen; Interior Decoration: Richard IrvineNominated
Best CinematographyCharles LangNominated

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

By Kristen on Sep 6, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

Films “based on true events” flourished throughout the 1970s with The Last House on the Left and The Amityville Horror being the bigger names in the genre. ?Sadly what the films in this genre all had in common were “true” stories being anything but and forgoing story for shoc... Read full article

Sundown (1941, Henry Hathaway)

on Sep 7, 2011 From The Stop Button

The majority of Sundown is excellent. Hathaway sort of mixes the Western and British colonial adventure genre with a World War II propaganda piece. New Mexico stands in for Kenya?it?s an interesting war film because there aren?t any Americans. Lead Bruce Cabot is playing a Canadian. Cabot does well ... Read full article

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In January 1942, United Artists was distributing this film on a double bill with All-American Co-Ed.
Debut of Woody Strode.
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Best Cinematography Oscar 1941

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Also directed by Henry Hathaway

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