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Swamp Fire (1946)

In the delta county of Louisiana, Johnny Duval is haunted by recurring nightmares of his wartime experiences.

Director:

William H. Pine

Writer:

Daniel Mainwaring (original screenplay) (as Geoffrey Homes)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Johnny Weissmuller ... Johnny Duval
Virginia Grey ... Janet Hilton
Buster Crabbe ... Mike Kalavich
Carol Thurston ... Toni Rousseau
Pedro de Cordoba ... Tim Rousseau
Marcelle Corday ... Grandmere Rousseau
William Edmunds William Edmunds ... Emile Ledoux
Edwin Maxwell ... Capt. Pierre Moise
Pierre Watkin ... P.T. Hilton
Charles Gordon Charles Gordon ... Capt. Hal Peyton
Frank Fenton ... Capt. Pete Dailey
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In the delta county of Louisiana, Johnny Duval is haunted by recurring nightmares of his wartime experiences.

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Weissmuller and Crabbe bring you a new kind of action thrills in this drama of the lawless Delta country! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chamas de Ódio See more »

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Production Co:

Pine-Thomas Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Johnny and Buster have fun in the Cajun Sun!
24 October 2002 | by Michael1958See all my reviews

What a movie, what great acting! Not! The two guys who both played Tarzan, take on this high drama appearing as rough and tough cajuns in bayou country. Who is more of the stud? Who has the gals and alligators panting heavy each time they swagger by? You have to see this film to believe it. Johnny without his loin cloth and Buster without his French Foreign Legion cap from his tv days. I saw this movie at 5 in the morning about 20 years ago and boy was it the cure for insomnia. I was soon dozing off watching this junkbalaya. I kept awake only to see it's outcome. It is worth at least one watching. Then you will do as I did and say: "I shall not watch this film willingly again." I gave it a 5 vote wise for it's wonderful comedy moments, which I think was really supposed to be dramatic moments. Oh well, I am so low brow.

MM


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