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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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  • Tracy Rider

    Martha 2014-09-25

    For those complaining about Tracy's riding . . . sigh! I would assume that Spencer Tracy was 'riding in tune with the part'. He would have... MORE>

  • The Sea of Grass

    BennaughD 2014-05-20

    I love this film and would love this to be on the regular line up. Strong messages for parents. MORE>

  • 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>