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Swamp Water (1941)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 23 May 1942 (Mexico)
A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town.

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Cast

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Thursday Ragan
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Julie
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Ben
Virginia Gilmore ...
Mabel MacKenzie
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Jesse Wick
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Hannah
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Sheriff Jeb McKane
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Tim Dorson
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Bud Dorson (as Guinn Williams)
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Marty McCord
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Hardy Ragan (as Joseph Sawyer)
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Tulle McKenzie (as Paul Burns)
Dave Morris ...
Barber
Frank Austin ...
Fred Ulm
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Storyline

A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Release Date:

23 May 1942 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

L'étang tragique  »

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Budget:

$601,900 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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(Sepiatone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Linda Darnell was originally cast in the female lead, and never hid her disappointment when finding out that she had been replaced by Anne Baxter. See more »

Quotes

Ben: This here's Miss Julia... Miss Gordon.
Hannah: Sure, I seen you at Mrs. McCord's. You look a sight pretty child, I've been a' watching you with Ben.
Julie: Thank you.
Thursday Ragan: Ain't you Tom Keefer's young 'un?
Julie: Yes sir.
Ben: I brung her to this dance and I ain't going to have nobody runnin' her down.
Thursday Ragan: I don't aim to have words with none of my kin in public. I mean no offense against this young 'un, but you're the one that seemed ashamed to say her name, not me.
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Referenced in 'Round Midnight (1986) See more »

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Vivid memory of Miss Baxter
4 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Only viewed this movie once,when as an eleven year old , it first opened. I still recall the scene where Julie scurried away through the barn to hide from Andrews. Clawing like a black cat (with her raven hair matted as if it were a Brillo Pad.) I instantly fell head over heels in love with that gruff looking girl.

The fight scene , the cottonmouth attack still looms large in my memory. I'm 76 now, but would love to see it twenty more times and hark back to those innocent days, when a nickle candy bar could be bought for five cents .

Excellent movie (Also loved The Southerner)


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