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Hero's Island (1962)

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94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In 1718 a recently freed family of indentured workers inherits the small uninhabited Bull Island off the Carolina coast. The family consist of husband and wife, one son, and a second son who they bought as a baby. The local fishermen who ...See moreIn 1718 a recently freed family of indentured workers inherits the small uninhabited Bull Island off the Carolina coast. The family consist of husband and wife, one son, and a second son who they bought as a baby. The local fishermen who were already using the island think they own the island and attempt to force the family to leave, during which the husband is killed. The conflict over the island escalates as more people including a castaway, a fugitive from justice, and hired heavies join each side. Not everyone is who they seem to be or claim to be. Written by & Donald Telfer See less
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Writer
Leslie Stevens (dramatist)
Cinematographer
Ted D. McCord (as Ted McCord)
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Updated Jul 13, 1962

Release date
Sep 16, 1962 (United States)

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13 cast members
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James Mason
Jacob Weber Jacob Weber   See fewer
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Neville Brand
Kingstree Kingstree   See fewer
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Kate Manx
Devon Mainwaring Devon Mainwaring   See fewer
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Rip Torn
Nicholas Gates Nicholas Gates   See fewer
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Warren Oates
Wayte Giddens Wayte Giddens   See fewer
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Brendan Dillon
Thomas Mainwaring Thomas Mainwaring   See fewer
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Harry Dean Stanton
Dixey Gates (as Dean Stanton) Dixey Gates (as Dean Stanton)   See fewer
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Robert Sampson
Enoch Gates Enoch Gates   See fewer
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Morgan Mason
Cullen Cullen   See fewer
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John Hudkins
Bullock (as John Hudkins Jr.) Bullock (as John Hudkins Jr.)   See fewer
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Bobby Johnson
Pound (as Robert Johnson) Pound (as Robert Johnson)   See fewer
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William Hart
Meggett Meggett   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 239 votes