Are you a Free MacMurray fan? He’s remembered mostly for FLUBBER which was a great Movie. But this Movie Fair Wind to Java is a very good adventure Movie on the High Seas. Lots of Boat Chasing and by Pirates. But it’s fun. You’ll enjoy it. So Pop some Popcorn and Enjoy!
Captain Boll, a tough 19th-century merchant seaman, goes after a treasure trove of jewels on a remote island in the Dutch East Indies in Joseph Kane’s rollicking adventure. Helped by native girl Bintang, he defies local laws to take them but the pair are pursued by the vengeful tribesmen. Just as escape seems impossible, the island’s volcano erupts but can boll and Bintang escape its fury?Release date: March 30, 1953 (USA)Director: Joseph KaneStarring: Fred MacMurray; Vera RalstonMusic composed by: Victor Young
Fair Wind to Java is a 1953 American adventure film in Trucolor from Republic Pictures, produced and directed by Joseph Kane, that stars Fred MacMurray and Vera Ralston. With special effects by the Lydecker brothers, the film was based on the 1948 novel of the same name by Garland Roark.
|Fair Wind to Java|
|Theatrical release poster|
|Directed by||Joseph Kane|
|Written by||Garland Roark (novel)|
|Screenplay by||Richard Tregaskis|
|Produced by||Joseph Kane|
|Edited by||Richard L. Van Enger|
|Music by||Victor Young|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
|Release date||April 28, 1953 (United States)|
|Running time||92 minutes|
|Box office||$1.3 million (US)|
The film tells the story of an American sea captain who voyages in search of diamonds on a volcanic island and must contend with various mysteries, pirates, and finally an exploding volcano (based on the 1883 eruption of the island of Krakatoa).