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Wind Across the Everglades (1958)

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An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

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Cottonmouth
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An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

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Director Nicholas Ray was fired before the end of shooting by writer/producer Budd Schulberg. Schulberg finished directing the movie and supervised the editing, discarding a lot of Ray's original footage. See more »

Quotes

Cottonmouth: [calling to the circling buzzards] Come and get me! Swamp-born, swamp-fattened!
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Shear 'Em Sheep, Shear 'Em
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Written by Totch Brown
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Wind Across the Everglades
6 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film as a youngster, and it had a huge impression on me. As this movie showed on TV semi regularly back then I watched it many times. I was blown away the first time and every other time I saw it. With each re-watching I always picked up on new things I'd missed or didn't understand before, I was a kid after all.

Wind Across the Everglades invokes raw power, beauty, commitment, wilderness, redemption, morality, Human Nature, Nature.

This movie really needs to be re-released on DVD. I haven't seen it in maybe 36 years or more, but still consider it a major "Classic" that has everything going for it..great acting, great story, a non-partisan moral.


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