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The Sea of Grass

The Sea of Grass(1947)

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Brief Synopsis

Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.

Cast & Crew

Elia Kazan Director
Spencer Tracy Col. Jim Brewton
Katharine Hepburn Lutie Cameron
Robert Walker Brock Brewton
Melvyn Douglas Brice Chamberlain
Phyllis Thaxter Sarah Beth Brewton
Robert Armstrong Floyd McCurtin
James Bell Sam Hall
Robert Barrat Judge White
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Lincoln, NE: 26 Feb 1947
Release Date:  1947 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  122-23 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,757    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Terrible!

    C white 2013-06-06

    Tracy and Hepburn in a western?! The end result is even worse then the idea of it! No wonder Kazan was embarrassed and is reported to have urged people not... MORE>

  • Sea of Grass

    PippaStallings 2013-02-10

    Please play the movie Sea of the Grass again with Katherine Hepburn Spencer Tracy because it was exciting!!But, I have missed the 20mts of Sea of the Grass... MORE>

  • Some people can't do Westerns

    Kent 2012-10-23

    Kazan, Tracy and Hepburn have no sense of Westerns and, fortunately for us, made few. They are of the automobile age with collective sensibilities. Tracy... MORE>