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Swamp Water (1941) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Irving Pichel and Jean Renoir and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Irving Pichel.

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Swamp Water (1941) with Walter Huston and Walter Brennan

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Ben: You tryin' to get me killed?
Tom Keefer: I'm tryin' to find out if there's anyone in the world who kin speak the honest truth.


Tom Keefer: You're a good man bud, but you've got to give it up now - you're in here for life.


Thursday Ragan: If you'd a minded me, and kept outen that swamp like I told you Ben, you wouldn't be in no fix like you're in... What's the matter boy?
Ben: If you'll be giving me my clothes, I'll be takin' myself offen your hands.
Thursday Ragan: No, you won't - you'll be quiet now. You're sick Ben.
Ben: I ain't so sick I have to lay here and listen to you give me down the country. I knowed that was all you drug me out of that crick for.
Thursday Ragan: I drug you out because you was my boy.


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Original cinematographer Lucien Ballard was fired and replaced by J. Peverell Marley.
Linda Darnell was originally cast in the female lead, and never hid her disappointment when finding out that she had been replaced by Anne Baxter.
Producer Irving Pichel directed some scenes, uncredited.
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Also directed by Jean Renoir




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Also produced by Darryl F. Zanuck




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Also released in 1941




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