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Wind Across the Everglades (1958)

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

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Cottonmouth
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Walt Murdock
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Naomi
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Mrs. Bradford
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Beef
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Billy One-Arm
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Judge Harris
Totch Brown ...
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Aaron Nathanson
Curt Conway ...
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Sumner Williams ...
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An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

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Film debut of Peter Falk. See more »

Quotes

Cottonmouth: [calling to the circling buzzards] Come and get me! Swamp-born, swamp-fattened!
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Connections

Featured in Histoire(s) du cinéma: Les signes parmi nous (1998) See more »

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Lostman's River
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An important movie that never got the exposure it deserved
30 January 2006 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

For it's time, I considered it original, thought-provoking, and typical of Schulberg's quirky, off-beat style. I would rate "Wind Across the Everglades", as a movie ahead of it's time, given it's now much-debated theme. I still remember--after almost 40 years---Burl Ives speaking lines which included the phrase "A man's an eel", or did I hear it right? Finally, it was the first film in which I ever saw ChristopherPlummer. I would dearly love to see it again, but it's seldom on television, and in my home town of Sligo, in the Irish Republic, it is not available on video or DVD. Well,that's about wraps my comment. Goodbye, and thank you Paddy Coen.


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