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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
Tony Galento ...
Beef
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Billy One-Arm
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An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

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Trivia

Producer Budd Schulberg wanted Paul Newman for the Christopher Plummer part. See more »

Goofs

When Cottonmouth loses his hat in the swamp, it lands "right-side-up" on the water surface. In the next camera shot, the hat is now "upside-down" in the water. See more »

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Cottonmouth: [calling to the circling buzzards] Come and get me! Swamp-born, swamp-fattened!
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Featured in Histoire(s) du cinéma: Les signes parmi nous (1999) See more »

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Shear 'Em Sheep, Shear 'Em
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Written by Totch Brown
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Early Florida......a great flick
13 November 2000 | by (Bonita Springs, Fl,USA) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film in 1961 at a local drive in theater.As a native Floridian I enjoyed it very much,especially since it was filmed nearby in Naples, Florida.To me it was an accurate depiction of how life was back then. Poaching was common,wildlife officers and environmentalists were fighting a losing battle against it. It showed Florida as it was at the turn of the century,when it was young and wild. This movie is truly a treasure of history in this area. I have been hoping it would be re-released for many years but to no avail. It is a shame that it cannot be viewed by our children.I would greatly appreciate owning a copy of this great film. Skip Kent,Bonita Springs, Fl.


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