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A Perilous Journey (1953)

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90 min | Action, Adventure, Music

Francie Landereaux is one of 29 women on a voyage to California on a barter-bride deal in which any qualified man can buy a wife. Unknown to the sponsors, she is already married to a man who has deserted her and she is on the voyage to ...See moreFrancie Landereaux is one of 29 women on a voyage to California on a barter-bride deal in which any qualified man can buy a wife. Unknown to the sponsors, she is already married to a man who has deserted her and she is on the voyage to find him. The husband is a wanted man and Shard Benton captures him in Panama for the reward. When the ship reaches California, Francine takes a job with Monty Breed, an old enemy of Benton. The husband returns and is killed by Breed. Benton and Breed gamble with Francine at stake. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Vingie E. Roe (novel "The Golden Tide") (as Vingie Roe) | Richard Wormser (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Jack A. Marta (as Jack Marta)
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Updated Apr 5, 1953

Release date
Apr 5, 1953 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Vera Ralston
Francie Landreaux Francie Landreaux   See fewer
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David Brian
Monty Breed Monty Breed   See fewer
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Scott Brady
Shard Benton Shard Benton   See fewer
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Charles Winninger
Captain Eph Allan Captain Eph Allan   See fewer
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Hope Emerson
Olivia Schuyler Olivia Schuyler   See fewer
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Leif Erickson
Richards Richards   See fewer
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Ian MacDonald
Sprague Sprague   See fewer
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Pat Silver
Cathy (as Barbara Hayden) Cathy (as Barbara Hayden)   See fewer
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John Dierkes
First Mate First Mate   See fewer
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Fred Graham
Whiskers Whiskers   See fewer
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Alden Aldrich
2nd Mate (uncredited) 2nd Mate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Alexander
Crying Miner (uncredited) Crying Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Trevor Bardette
Whiskered Miner (uncredited) Whiskered Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brandon Beach
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Ad Lib (uncredited) Ad Lib (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Cane
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Carney
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gloria Clark
Bride-To-Be (uncredited) Bride-To-Be (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Daheim
Brawling Waiter (uncredited) Brawling Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Evans
Minister (uncredited) Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Martin, Desk Clerk (uncredited) Martin, Desk Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Hagney
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kenny
Bearded Miner (uncredited) Bearded Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack O'Shea
Cook (uncredited) Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perrin
Monty's Bartender (uncredited) Monty's Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Denver Pyle
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Reeves
Stewart the Sailor (uncredited) Stewart the Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emil Sitka
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cap Somers
Brawling Sailor (uncredited) Brawling Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Bar Extra (uncredited) Bar Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
Vagrant (uncredited) Vagrant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Van Zandt
Tout (uncredited) Tout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackie Whiteford
Blackie, the Blacksmith (uncredited) Blackie, the Blacksmith (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 14 votes