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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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Bigamy Bob
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Judge Harris
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Aaron Nathanson
Curt Conway ...
Perfesser
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An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

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21 September 1958 (UK)  »

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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 »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Cottonmouth: Ah! The sweet-tastin' joys of this world!
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Soundtracks

Lonely Boy Blues
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Written by Budd Schulberg, Rufus Beecham and Nicholas Ray
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Wind Across the Everglades
6 July 2005 | by 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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