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The Sea of Grass (1947)

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123 min | Drama, Western

On America's frontier, a St. Louis woman marries a New Mexico cattleman who is seen as a tyrant by the locals.
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Director
Writers
Marguerite Roberts (screenplay by) | Vincent Lawrence (screenplay by) | Conrad Richter (novel "The Sea of Grass")
Cinematographer
Harry Stradling Sr. (as Harry Stradling)
Editor
Robert Kern (as Robert J. Kern)
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$2,349,000
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Release date
Apr 25, 1947 (United States)

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Spencer Tracy
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Brock Brewton Brock Brewton   See fewer
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Melvyn Douglas
Brice Chamberlain Brice Chamberlain   See fewer
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Sara Beth Brewton Sara Beth Brewton   See fewer
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Edgar Buchanan
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Harry Carey
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Ruth Nelson
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William 'Bill' Phillips
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Robert Armstrong
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James Bell
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Robert Barrat
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Charles Trowbridge
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Russell Hicks
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Trevor Bardette
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