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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
7.18 /10
Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Mary Astor (pictured right)
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Directed by: John Ford, Stuart Heisler
Written by: Dudley Nichols, Oliver H.P. Garrett from the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall

Released: 1937
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: US
Length: 110


A hurricane hits Polynesia.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Early disaster movie, and still quite an impressive one. The model shots look very obvious to the modern eye, but suspend your disbelief and this remains enjoyable hokum. The beautiful cinematography is by Bert Glennon. Alfred Newmanís score won an Oscar.

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