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The Long Voyage Home Overview:

The Long Voyage Home (1940) was a Drama - War Film directed by John Ford and produced by John Ford and Walter Wanger.

Academy Awards 1940 --- Ceremony Number 13 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyGregg TolandNominated
Best Film EditingSherman ToddNominated
Best PictureArgosy-WangerNominated
Best WritingDudley NicholsNominated

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The Long Voyage Home (1940)

By Beatrice on Apr 17, 2014 From Flickers in Time

The Long Voyage Home Directed by John Ford Adapted for the screen by Dudley Nichols based on the “Four Seas” plays by Eugene O’Neill 1940/USA Argosy Pictures/Walter Wanger Productions First viewing/Streaming on Hulu Plus Alfred Hitchcock was not the only director with two Best Pi... Read full article

The Long Voyage Home

By Michael on Mar 16, 2011 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

The Long Voyage Home (John Ford, 1940) Of the many John Ford films reviewed here, The Long Voyage Home is probably the most underrated so far. This masterpiece from Ford's most prolific period (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Young Mr. Lincoln, Drums Along the Mohawk, How Green Was My Valley) d... Read full article

The Long Voyage Home

By Alyson on Mar 26, 2010 From The Best Picture Project

This forgotten gem stars John Wayne.? Based on four one-act plays by Eugene O’Neill, the film follows the lives of the sailors aboard a freighter ship.? They?re comrades and stick together through thick and thin, but at sea, loneliness and of fear enemy submarines come between them and make th... Read full article

The Long Voyage Home (1940, John Ford)

on Apr 2, 2009 From The Stop Button

John Wayne gets first billing in The Long Voyage Home, but the picture really belongs to Thomas Mitchell, Ward Bond and Ian Hunter. The film’s a combination slash adaptation of four one-act plays–which is somewhat clear from the rather lengthy sequences tied together with shorter joining... Read full article

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Cinematographer Gregg Toland's photographing of this movie utilized high contrast lighting.
John Wayne was asked by director John Ford to play the part of Ole Olson, who was Swedish. Wayne wasn't sure he could pull off the Swedish accent and was worried that the audience would laugh. Ford persuaded him to take the role.
The first spoken dialogue occurs nearly five minutes into the film.
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