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Typhoon (1940 film)

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Dorothy Lamour and Robert Preston in Typhoon
Directed byLouis King
Screenplay byAllen Rivkin
Story bySteve Fisher
Produced byAnthony Veiller
StarringDorothy Lamour
Robert Preston
CinematographyAllen M. Davey
William C. Mellor
Edited byAlma Macrorie
Music byFriedrich Hollaender
Paramount Pictures
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • April 25, 1940 (1940-04-25) (Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • May 17, 1940 (1940-05-17) (United States)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States

Typhoon is a 1940 American Technicolor south seas adventure film directed by Louis King and starring Dorothy Lamour and Robert Preston. It was nominated for an Oscar for Best Visual Effects (Farciot Edouart, Gordon Jennings, Loren L. Ryder).[1]


A young girl abandoned on a South Seas island falls in love with a worthless seafarer.



  1. ^ "The 13th Academy Awards (1941) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved June 19, 2013.
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