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The Raging Tide (1951)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | November 1951 (USA)
After a San Francisco gangster murders a rival criminal, he seeks shelter on a fisherman's boat while the police are man-hunting him and pressuring his girlfriend into betrayal.

Director:

George Sherman

Writer:

Ernest K. Gann (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shelley Winters ... Connie Thatcher
Richard Conte ... Bruno Felkin
Stephen McNally ... Lt. Kelsey
Charles Bickford ... Hamil Linder
Alex Nicol ... Carl Linder
John McIntire ... Corky Mullins
Tito Vuolo ... Barney Schriona
Chubby Johnson ... 'General' Ball
Minerva Urecal ... Johnnie Mae Swanson
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Storyline

A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat. At sea, skipper Hamil Linder receives Bruno kindly, teaching him fishing; Bruno enlists Hamil's wayward son Carl to tend his slot machines. Then Carl takes an interest in Bruno's girl Connie. Climax in a storm at sea. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Not even the fury of the lashing sea ... could match the raging passions that bound them !


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Connie Thatcher: Little men are smarter. There's not so much space between their ears.
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Two & 1/2 stars
24 October 1998 | by doc-72See all my reviews

I like Conte in this film, but the entertainment comes from the supporting actors....McIntyre & Bickford. Also, I wouldn't call this Film Noire, just a good old B&W. The SF and Fisherman's Wharf shots are historically interesting, if you know the City.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Criminal a bordo See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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