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The Windjammer (1945)

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56 min | Comedy, Music

Scott Elliott, a discharged WWII Navy officer and a film executive in civilian life, passes through a small Arkansas town, and meets Bob Burns, a farmer, and his daughter. As a film executive prior to the war, Elliott always had the ...See moreScott Elliott, a discharged WWII Navy officer and a film executive in civilian life, passes through a small Arkansas town, and meets Bob Burns, a farmer, and his daughter. As a film executive prior to the war, Elliott always had the thought that he could make animals talk on the screen, and when he tells this to Bob, he heartily agrees. They form a partnership whereby Elliott will handle the technical aspects, and Bob will write the dialogue for the talking animals. They go to Hollywood, where they start work on the film with the financial help of a producer. However, when half of the scenes are completed, they run the scenes for the producer, who walks out and refuses to put any more money in the project. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
Writers
Justin Herman (story and screenplay) | Bob Burns (additional dialogue)
Cinematographer
Vincent J. Farrar (as Vincent Farrar)
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Budget
$ 150,000
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Release date
Nov 13, 1945 (United States)

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Bob Burns
Bob Burns Bob Burns   See fewer
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Gale Robbins
Bob's Daughter Bob's Daughter   See fewer
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Scott Elliott
Navy Lieutenant Navy Lieutenant   See fewer
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Kenneth MacDonald
Producer Producer   See fewer
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Ida Moore
Grandmother Grandmother   See fewer
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Eddie Kane
Theatre Owner Theatre Owner   See fewer
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Danny Duncan
Grandfather Grandfather   See fewer
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Sam Flint
Arkansas Banker Arkansas Banker   See fewer
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Hamlet the Dog
Bob's Dog Bob's Dog   See fewer
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