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S.O.S. Tidal Wave (1939)

62 min | Crime, Sci-Fi

Newsman Jeff Shannon wants to expose political corruption in his city, but backs off when his wife and son are threatened. On election day politicians try to prevent voting by broadcasting footage from the disaster film Deluge (1933) to ...See moreNewsman Jeff Shannon wants to expose political corruption in his city, but backs off when his wife and son are threatened. On election day politicians try to prevent voting by broadcasting footage from the disaster film Deluge (1933) to keep everyone watching the developing (fake) story that NYC is hit by a massive tidal wave. But Shannon realizes the story is a trick. Written by joshua169 See less
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Cinematographer
Jack A. Marta (as Jack Marta)
Editor
Ernest J. Nims (as Ernest Nims)
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Updated Jun 2, 1939

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Jun 2, 1939 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Ralph Byrd
Jeff Shannon Jeff Shannon   See fewer
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George Barbier
Uncle Dan Carter Uncle Dan Carter   See fewer
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Kay Sutton
Laurel Shannon Laurel Shannon   See fewer
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Frank Jenks
Peaches Jackson Peaches Jackson   See fewer
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Marc Lawrence
Melvin Sutter Melvin Sutter   See fewer
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Oscar O'Shea
Mike Halloran Mike Halloran   See fewer
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Mickey Kuhn
Buddy Shannon Buddy Shannon   See fewer
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Ferris Taylor
Clifford Farrow Clifford Farrow   See fewer
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Don 'Red' Barry
Curley Parsons (as Donald Barry) Curley Parsons (as Donald Barry)   See fewer
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Raymond Bailey
Roy Nixon Roy Nixon   See fewer
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Hooper Atchley
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Roy Barcroft
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Lynton Brent
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Thomas Carr
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Richard Cramer
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Roy Darmour
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John Dilson
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Harrison Greene
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Lloyd Ingraham
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Rex Lease
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George Montgomery
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Landers Stevens
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Ben Taggart
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Forrest Taylor
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George Turner
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Elizabeth Valentine
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Crane Whitley
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5.8 / 10 | 46 votes