The Hurricane

(1937)

Overview

In the colonial era, island native Terangi (Jon Hall) spends a blissful honeymoon with his bride, Marama (Dorothy Lamour). Soon after, however, their relationship is torn asunder when Terangi is sent to prison for punching a prejudiced white man. Prominent members of the community -- including the governor's wife, Mme. De Laage (Mary Astor), petition the governor for clemency, but he refuses to budge. However, all pretense of law and order are soon shattered by an incoming tropical storm.

  1. John Ford

    Director

  2. James Norman Hall

    Novel

  3. Charles Nordhoff

    Novel

  4. Dudley Nichols

    Screenplay

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 5, 1937
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue -

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