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The Breaking Point

Based on the story by Ernest Hemingway. A charter skipper ends up in the middle of a syndicate shoot-out upon accepting an unknown cargo packed with illegal immigrants, for a few dollars.

Release Date

September 30, 1950

Running Time

97 minutes

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John Garfield

John Garfield

Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal

Phyllis Thaxter

Phyllis Thaxter

Juano Hernandez

Juano Hernandez


Director Michael Curtiz

Screenplay Ranald MacDougall

Producer Jerry Wald

Cinematography Ted D. McCord

Editing Alan Crosland Jr.

Music Max Steiner

Distributor Warner Bros.

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