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Victor Fleming

Starring Clark Gable, Greer Garson, Joan Blondell, Thomas Mitchell, Tom Tully and John Qualen, "Adventure" (also known as "Mann ohne Herz", "Big Shore Leave, The", "Avventura") is a Drama/Romance/Comedy film directed by Victor Fleming, released on December 28 of 1945 in the USA.

Gable's Back ! And Garson's Got Him ! What A Battling Sizzling Love Team !

Who is the director of "Adventure":

Adventure was directed by Victor Fleming, an American director, cinematographer, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing Adventure, Victor Fleming had directed A Guy Named Joe, released in 1943, Tortilla Flat (1942), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941), They Dare Not Love (1941), Gone with the Wind (1939), and The Wizard of Oz (1939). Since, he directed .

When was "Adventure" released:

Adventure was first released on Friday, December 28, 1945, in the United States. Also released on this day were San Antonio (dir. David Butler) and Scarlet Street (dir. Fritz Lang). This was seventy-four (74) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, July 04, 1947 in France; Friday, June 26, 1953 in Germany; Thursday, September 09, 1948 in Italy and on Tuesday, January 13, 1948 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Adventure":

At the casting of Adventure we find Clark Gable, previously seen in Somewhere I'll Find You (1942) and Honky Tonk (1941); Greer Garson (The Valley of Decision (1945), Mrs. Parkington (1944)); Joan Blondell (Cry 'Havoc' (1943), Lady for a Night (1942)) [ more... ]

  • Harry Davenport and Clark Gable, Thomas Mitchell have all also be seen in Gone with the Wind, released in 1939.
  • John Qualen and Thomas Mitchell also appeared together in The Long Voyage Home, released in 1940.
  • John Qualen and Thomas Mitchell can be seen in Angels Over Broadway, released in 1940.
  • Richard Haydn and Greer Garson can both be seen in Her Twelve Men, released in 1954.

What is the Storyline of "Adventure":

When his ship is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine, Harry Patterson(Gable), a World War II merchant marine boatswain, is cast adrift on a launch with a few of his shipmates. While Harry remains calm in the face of disaster, his friend Mudgin prays desperately, promising to avoid women, liquor and fighting and to donate money to the church if they are saved. Harry finds Mudgin's pleas ridiculous, but no sooner does Mudgin complete his pact with God than a rescue plane appears on the horizon and the men are [...]

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