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Mercy Island

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Mercy Island
Directed byWilliam Morgan
Written byMalcolm Stuart Boylan
Theodore Pratt (novel)
Produced byArmand Schaefer
StarringRay Middleton
Gloria Dickson
Otto Kruger
CinematographyReggie Lanning
Edited byErnest J. Nims
Music byWalter Scharf (Music by-uncredited)
Cy Feuer (music director)
Mort Glickman (orchestrator-uncredited)
Herman Hand (additional orchestrator-uncredited)
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • October 10, 1941 (1941-10-10)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States

Mercy Island is a 1941 American drama that was nominated at the 14th Academy Awards, held in 1941, for Best Score of a Dramatic Picture, for which Walter Scharf and Cy Feuer received nominations.[1][2]


A young man takes his wife and a friend on a fishing trip to the Florida Keys on a boat owned by local Conks. Following a blow on the head when their boat hits a shallow bottom and loses its propeller, the husband becomes mentally unstable and believes his wife is having an affair.



  1. ^ "Mercy-Island - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards -". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2014. Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
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