The Hurricane (1937) was a Action - Drama Film directed by John Ford and Stuart Heisler and produced by Samuel Goldwyn and Merritt Hulburd.
Academy Awards 1937 --- Ceremony Number 10 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actor||Thomas Mitchell||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Samuel Goldwyn Studio Music Department, Alfred Newman, head of department (Score by Alfred Newman)||Nominated|
DISASTER BLOG-A-THON: The Hurricane, 1937on Jun 10, 2020 From Caftan Woman
The Midnite Drive-In and Dubsism are hosting (cue: thunder and lightning) the DISASTER BLOG-A-THON! Start your journey HERE, if you dare. Manakoora is a South Sea Island under the dubious protection of France. Governor Paul DeLaage played by Raymond Massey comes from a long line of bureaucrat... Read full article
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[2 people flee the table, Terangi does not move]
Abusive Drunk: [to Terangi] "Clear out! Get up when a white man tells ya!
[he hits Terangi, Terangi hits him back, braking his jaw]
DeLaage: My dear doctor, I'm ready to give my wife and my friends anything I own in the world except my sense of honor and duty.
Dr. Kersaint: A sense of honor in the South Seas is about as useful and often as silly as a silk hat in a hurricane.
Dr. Kersaint: You know, I play a kind of chess game with the oldest gambler in the world, Mehevi. He takes Mama Rua, and I checkmate him with a baby.
Dr. Kersaint: I'll think I'll have another drop of cognac just to keep the wind out of my bones on the way home.
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The native village set was on 2½ acres of United Artists' back lot.
Doubles were not used for Mary Astor and Dorothy Lamour when they were lashed to a tree during the hurricane. In her autobiography, Astor said that the sand and water whipping their faces sometimes left pinpricks of blood on their cheeks.
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