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Wild Harvest (1947)

Passed | | Drama | 26 September 1947 (USA)
Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe's buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer's niece Fay falls for Joe. He ... See full summary »

Director:

Tay Garnett

Writers:

Houston Branch (story), John Monks Jr. (screenplay)
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Complete credited cast:
Alan Ladd ... Joe Madigan
Dorothy Lamour ... Fay Rankin
Robert Preston ... Jim Davis
Lloyd Nolan ... Kink
Richard Erdman ... Mark Lewis (as Dick Erdman)
Allen Jenkins ... Higgins
Will Wright ... Mike Alperson
Griff Barnett ... Rankin
Anthony Caruso ... Pete
Walter Sande ... Long
Frank Sully ... Nick
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Joe is the head of an itinerant combine crew, working the harvests against rival crew boss Alperson. Joe's buddy Jim joins the crew with startup money. Farmer's niece Fay falls for Joe. He puts her off. To get back she marries Jim whom she prods into high-grading the grain (skimming off some for private sale). The last payment on Joe's machinery is due just as he discover's what his buddy has been doing. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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seen this movie a long time ago would like to find it
9 June 2004 | by trashcan1967See all my reviews

this is an action packed movie the acting was first rate the story line mostly believable. Alan Ladd plays the competent but harried owner of a custom combine crew. Robert Preston is his buddy Jim ,a rift develops between the two when they meet Dorothy Lamour {Fay}.Jim and Fay pair off together and begin stealing from the farmers to support Fays expensive tastes.Joe(Alan Ladd)stands by Jim even when confronted with evidence that Jim is stealing. in an exciting conclusion Jim and Joe have to work together to escape the wrath of angry farmers, that sees them blocking the road with there combines from the back of their moving trucks! any way its a good old movie id like to see it again.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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