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Tornado (1943)

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83 min | Drama

Pete Ramsey (Morris) is a hard-working coal miner who falls in love with and marries scheming showgirl Victory Kane (Kelly). Victory presses Pete to fight for the position of the mine superintendent, which he earns. Unable to bear her poor...See morePete Ramsey (Morris) is a hard-working coal miner who falls in love with and marries scheming showgirl Victory Kane (Kelly). Victory presses Pete to fight for the position of the mine superintendent, which he earns. Unable to bear her poor surroundigns and unsatisfied with being a miners wife, Victory decides to climb the social ladder and have an affair with the wealthy owner of the mine, Gary Linden (Conway), unbeknownst to her faithful husband. Suddenly, a ferocious tornado forms and hits the town and the mine, putting everyone's life in danger. For its time, the film has impressive visual effects for the tornado sequence. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Maxwell Shane (screenplay) | John Guedel (from the novel by)
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Editor
William H. Ziegler (as William Ziegler)
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Updated Dec 31, 1943

Release date
1943 (United Kingdom)

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17 cast members
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Chester Morris
Pete Ramsey Pete Ramsey   See fewer
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Nancy Kelly
Victory Kane Victory Kane   See fewer
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William Henry
Bob Ramsey (as Bill Henry) Bob Ramsey (as Bill Henry)   See fewer
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Gwen Kenyon
Sally Vlochek Sally Vlochek   See fewer
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Joe Sawyer
Charlie Boswell Charlie Boswell   See fewer
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Marie McDonald
Diana Linden Diana Linden   See fewer
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Morgan Conway
Gary Linden Gary Linden   See fewer
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Nestor Paiva
Big Joe Vlochek Big Joe Vlochek   See fewer
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Vince Barnett
Albany Alvin (uncredited) Albany Alvin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Chandler
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Crosby
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clyde Dilson
Nugent (uncredited) Nugent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Earle
Banker (uncredited) Banker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Reicher
Old Man Linden (uncredited) Old Man Linden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Regis Toomey
Narrator (uncredited) Narrator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dave Wengren
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.7 / 10 | 52 votes