Fair Wind to Java (1953)

Fair Wind to Java (1953) Movie

Fair Wind to Java

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5.9/10 (135 Votes)

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(USA) - 28 April 1953
(West Germany) - 6 October 1953
(Portugal) - 30 October 1953
(Turkey) - November 1953
(Sweden) - 8 February 1954

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ADVENTURE...SPECTACLE...SAVAGE LOVE! (original print ad - all caps)

based-on-novel, hidden-treasure, pirate, south-seas, trucolor, volcano, whipping


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Cast of Fair Wind to Java

  1. Ahn, Philip as [Gusti] <13>
  2. Baer, Buddy as [King] <6>
  3. Bekassy, Stephen as [Lieutenant] <14>
  4. Chuman, Howard as [Guard] <19>
  5. Dime, James as (uncredited) [Sailor]
  6. Douglas, Robert (I) as [Saint Ebenezer/Pulo Besar] <3>
  7. Fix, Paul as [Wilson] <10>
  8. George, John (I) as (uncredited) [Helmsman]
  9. Halloran, John (I) as [Guard] <18>
  10. Hayward, Chuck (I) as [Sailor] <22>
  11. Jarman Jr., Claude as [Chess] <7>
  12. Kalili, Mailoa as [Guard] <20>
  13. Kikume, Al as [Guard] <21>
  14. Luke, Keye as [Pidada] <15>
  15. MacMurray, Fred as [Capt. Boll] <1>
  16. McLaglen, Victor as [O'Brien] <4>
  17. Murphy, William (I) as [Ahab] <11>
  18. Petrie, Howard as [Reeder] <9>
  19. Reeves, Richard (I) as [Hoppo Two] <17>
  20. Russell, John (I) as [Flint] <5>
  21. Sullivan, Charles (I) as (uncredited) [Sailor]
  22. Whiteford, Blackie as [Sailor] <23>
  23. Withers, Grant as [Jason Blue] <8>
  24. Brissac, Virginia as [Bintang] <16>
  25. Ralston, Vera as [Kim Kim] <2>
  26. Sujata (I) as [Dancer] <12>

  27. All Cast

Genres in Fair Wind to Java

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama

Plot of Fair Wind to Java

The Dutch East Indies, at the end of the nineteenth century. An adventurous captain of an American merchant vessel is looking for a sunken Dutch vessel containing 10,000 precious diamonds. Full Plot >>

Business of Fair Wind to Java

BT: USD 1,250,000 CP: Copyright MCMLIII by Republic Pictures Corporation

Certificate of Fair Wind to Java

12 (West Germany)(nf)
PG (Australia)
K-12 (Finland)
15 (Sweden)

Composers of music of Fair Wind to Java

  1. Young, Victor (I)

Cinematographers of Fair Wind to Java

  1. Doyle, Michael (VII) (uncredited)
  2. Marta, Jack A. (director of photography) (as Jack Marta)

Costume Designers of Fair Wind to Java

  1. Palmer, Adele

Distributors of Fair Wind to Java

Gloria Filmverleih [at] - (1954) (Austria) (theatrical)
Republic Pictures (I) [us] - (1953) (USA) (theatrical)

Editors of Fair Wind to Java

  1. Van Enger, Richard L.

Misc of Fair Wind to Java

  1. Asoka (I) (dance stager) (uncredited)
  2. Eremin, Joan (script supervisor) (uncredited)
  3. Franklin, Dwight (technical advisor)
  4. Sujata (I) (technical advisor) (uncredited)
  5. Yates, Herbert J. (presenter)

Other Titles of Fair Wind to Java

  1. Der Rebell von Java (1953) (ENG)

  2. Der Rebell von Java (1953) (ENG)
    (West Germany)

  3. Il ribelle di Giava (1953) (ENG)

  4. Ribelle di Giava, Il (1953) (ITA)

Shooting/Filming Locations of Fair Wind to Java

  1. CBS Studio Center - 4024 Radford Avenue, Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA

Trivia of Fair Wind to Java

- Actor Claude Jarman, Jr. made the picture on his summer vacation from college. He is quoted in "Growing Up On The Set" by T. and J. Goldrup as saying it was one of the worst pictures ever made. He became friends with Fred MacMurray who would occasionally shake his head and ask "Why am I in this movie?". Full Trivia >>