Sundown

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  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 1941
  • Running time: 90 min
Sundown is a 1941 American war film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Bruce Cabot and Gene Tierney. The film's adventure story, set against a World War II backdrop in British East Africa, was well received by critics, earning three Academy Award... read more
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Sundown is a 1941 American war film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Bruce Cabot and Gene Tierney. The film's adventure story, set against a World War II backdrop in British East Africa, was well received by critics, earning three Academy Award nominations but was not a box office success.

Original Release

10/31/1941

US Release

10/31/1941

Cast

Gene Tierney Zia
George Sanders Coombes
Bruce Cabot William Crawford
Harry Carey Dewey
Joseph Calleia Pallini
Reginald Gardiner Turner
Carl Esmond Kuypens
Marc Lawrence Abdi Hammud
Cedric Hardwicke Bishop Coombes (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
Gilbert Emery Ashburton
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Henry Hathaway

Writers

Barré Lyndon, Charles G. Booth

Cast

Gene Tierney Zia
George Sanders Coombes
Bruce Cabot William Crawford
Harry Carey Dewey
Joseph Calleia Pallini
Reginald Gardiner Turner
Carl Esmond Kuypens
Marc Lawrence Abdi Hammud
Cedric Hardwicke Bishop Coombes (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
Gilbert Emery Ashburton
Dorothy Dandridge Kipsang's Wife
Gibson Gowland Churchgoer in Wheelchair
Woody Strode Tribal Policeman
William Broadus Village Headman
Ivan Browning Signal Man
Frank Clarke Pilot
Frederick Clarke Ibrahim
Eddie Das Pindi
William R. Dunn Kipsang's Victim
Al Duvall Magabul

Producers

Editors

Dorothy Spencer

1942OscarBest Cinematography, Black-and-White Nominated
1942OscarBest Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White Nominated
1942OscarBest Music, Scoring of a Dramatic Picture Nominated
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