The Old Man and the Sea

Starring: Spencer Tracy Director: John Sturges
The Old Man and the Sea
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 26 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1958
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Behind-the-scenes documentary
    • Hemingway: the legend and the sea
  • Audio:
    • English, French
    • Subtitles - English, French

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Performer: , , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Cinematography by &
Art Direction by &
Produced by
Director of Photography: &

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1958 - Best Original Score: Dimitri Tiomkin

Entertainment Reviews:

USA Today - 07/19/1996
"...Spencer Tracy stars, narrates and even got an Oscar nomination....Some of James Wong Howe's photography is lovely..."

Plot Synopsis:

Ernest Hemingway's 1952 allegorical tale of an aged Cuban fisherman's epic battle against a huge marlin, followed by his battle to save his catch from the sharks, is brought vividly to life in this John Sturges film.

Plot Keywords:

Animals | High Seas | Personal Triumph | Self-Discovery | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: October 11, 1958.
  • Shooting locations: Peru, Panama, Ecuador, Kona, Hawii, Nassau, Bahamas, and Havana, Cuba.
  • Sturges shot footage of Tracy at sea that was never used.
  • Cinematographer Floyd Crosby is the father of singer David Crosby.

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  • Sales Rank: 5,537
  • UPC: 883929143504
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