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Twilight for the Gods (1958)

 -  Drama  -  6 August 1958 (USA)
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Captain David Bell
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Charlotte King
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First Mate Ramsay
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Harry Hutton
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Yancy
Ernest Truex ...
Rev. Butterfield
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Oliver Wiggins
Judith Evelyn ...
Ethel Peacock
Wallace Ford ...
Old Brown
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Ida Morris
Vladimir Sokoloff ...
Feodor Morris
Charles Horvath ...
Lott
Robert F. Hoy ...
Keim
Maurice Marsac ...
Shipping Clerk
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Myra Pringle
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The great best seller by the author of 'The High and the Mighty' storms across the motion picture screen! See more »

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Crépuscule sur l'océan  »

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The ship featured in the film is the Albatross, a brigantine that was later sailed by Dr. Christopher B. Sheldon for his Ocean Academy; a summer program that took on high school age boys to study preparatory college classes and sail training. The ship sank in a storm in the summer of 1961, drowning Sheldon's wife, the ships cook and 3 other students. This story was dramatized in Ridley Scott's film White Squall (1996) starring Jeff Bridges. See more »

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First Mate Ramsay: Simple men always solve problems with their fists.
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Miscasting hurts potentially good film
29 April 2003 | by (Southborough, Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

I guess Universal was trying to give their own Rock Hudson (a recent Oscar nominee for GIANT) a bit of a stretch. I've read the Ernest K. Gann book, and the potential was here for a good film. But in fact Arthur Kennedy would have done better as the irascible captain, while Hudson would have been better cast as the first mate. This disastrous swap squanders the promise of a well-written (Gann himself) film with a decent veteran director (Pevney).


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