The Hurricane
The Hurricane (1937)

Framed in a flashback related by doctor Thomas Mitchell, The Hurricane is in essence the story of a struggle between individual freedom and colonial oppression. Jon Hall plays Terangi, a tempestuous native of the French-controlled island of… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1937
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Emanuel Levy
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John Ford's popular film is an early, stunning sampler of the disaster genre, in which the love story between scantily clad Jon Hall and Dorothy Lamour is secondary to the major set-piece, which won the Sound Oscar.

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Dennis Schwartz
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The highlight of this scenic black and white romantic South Seas tale is the 15 minute hurricane sequence at the climax.

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Apeneck Fletcher
A John Ford tour-de-force with special effects still unmatched even today as little island native boy gets jailed and nailed for daring to think he was as good… More
jay nixon
Some parts are terribly corny with dialogue handed to the actors in the form of declamations but overall a well directed and enjoyable film. The picture… More