πŸŽ₯ Swamp Water – 1941

The Story …

A local man, Ben (Dana Andrews) encounters a fugitive Tom Keefer (Walter Brennan) from a murder charge while hunting in the Okefenokee Swamp looking for his dog.

The two form a partnership in which Ben sells the animals hunted and trapped by both until the townsfolk become suspicious.

Also, Ben helps Julie, Keefer’s daughter, who is living in straitened circumstances clean up and look more decent …

Keefer is accused of murdering Deputy Shep Collins, but it was really the Dorson brothers who did so and then perjured themselves in evidence against Tom Keefer, assisted by Jesse Wick. Ben makes Wick confess so that Keefer will not be blamed anymore.

He tries to take Keefer back to town where he can live a normal life, but they are shot at by the Dorson brothers. One of them sinks in a mudhole, and Keefer talks to the other man, saying he wants a normal life, and lets him go into the swamp.

Ben and Keefer are found by the townsfolk. Once back in town, Keefer cleans up, and goes to the dance, smiling …

Credits :

  • Directed by Jean Renoir
  • Screenplay by Dudley Nichols
  • Based on Swamp Water by Vereen Bell
  • Produced by Irving Pichel
  • Cinematography : J. Peverell Marley andΒ Lucien Ballard
  • Edited by Walter Thompson
  • Music by David Buttolph
  • Distributed by 20th Century Fox
  • Release Date : October 23, 1941

Cast :

  • Walter Brennan as Tom Keefer
  • Walter Huston as Thursday Ragan
  • Anne Baxter as Julie
  • Dana Andrews as Ben
  • Virginia Gilmore as Mabel MacKenzie
  • John Carradine as Jesse Wick
  • Mary Howard as Hannah
  • Eugene Pallette as Sheriff Jeb McKane
  • Ward Bond as Tim Dorson
  • Guinn ‘Big Boy’ Williams as Bud Dorson (as Guinn Williams)
  • Russell Simpson as Marty McCord
  • Joe Sawyer as Hardy Ragan (as Joseph Sawyer)
  • Paul E. Burns as Tulle McKenzie (as Paul Burns)
  • Dave Morris as Barber
  • Frank Austin as Fred Ulm
  • Matt Willis as Miles Tonkin
  • Mae Marsh as Mrs. McCord

Film Information Source :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swamp_Water

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