Thunder Bay (film)

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Thunder Bay
Thunderbayposter.jpg
Directed byAnthony Mann
Produced byAaron Rosenberg
Written byGil Doud
George W. George
StarringJames Stewart
Joanne Dru
Dan Duryea
Music byFrank Skinner
CinematographyWilliam H. Daniels
Editing byRussell F. Schoengarth
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release datesMay 21, 1953
Running time103 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$2.4 million (US)[1]
 
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Thunder Bay
Thunderbayposter.jpg
Directed byAnthony Mann
Produced byAaron Rosenberg
Written byGil Doud
George W. George
StarringJames Stewart
Joanne Dru
Dan Duryea
Music byFrank Skinner
CinematographyWilliam H. Daniels
Editing byRussell F. Schoengarth
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release datesMay 21, 1953
Running time103 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$2.4 million (US)[1]

Thunder Bay is a 1953 American adventure film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart in their second non-western collaboration.

Plot[edit]

Following World War II, ex-Navy engineer Steve Martin (James Stewart) and his friend Johnny Gambi (Dan Duryea) come to Louisiana with dreams of wealth. They build an offshore oil drilling platform with the help of a large company, and find themselves in a lucrative business. However, local shrimp fishermen are hostile, feeling their livelihood is at risk. A further complication is the budding romance between Steve and the daughter of one of the shrimpers.

Cast[edit]

James Stewart as Steve Martin
Joanne Dru as Stella Rigaud
Gilbert Roland as Teche Bossier
Dan Duryea as Johnny Gambi
Jay C. Flippen as Kermit MacDonald
Harry Morgan as MacDonald's assistant
Marcia Henderson as Francesca Rigaud

Production notes[edit]

Home video[edit]

The film is available as a standalone on VHS. Included in the James Stewart: Screen Legend Collection DVD box set (1.33:1 aspect ratio)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1953', Variety, January 13, 1954
  2. ^ Oct. 17, 1952 Article from Nevada State Journal

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