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Tuna Clipper

Tuna Clipper
Directed by William Beaudine
Produced by Lindsley Parsons
Written by Scott Darling
Starring Roddy McDowall
Elena Verdugo
Roland Winters
Peter Mamakos
Music by Edward J. Kay
Cinematography William A. Sickner
Edited by Ace Herman
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release dates
April 10, 1949
Running time
77 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Tuna Clipper is a 1949 American drama film directed by William Beaudine and starring Roddy McDowall, Elena Verdugo and Roland Winters. The film was reviewed by François Truffaut who described it as "A scenario whose charm lies in its modesty and honesty".[1]


A young man goes to work on a tuna boat to earn money to pay off debts.



  1. ^ Dixon p.4


  • Dixon, Wheeler Winston. Early Film Criticism of François Truffaut. Indiana University Press, 1993.
  • Marshall, Wendy L. William Beaudine: From Silents to Television. Scarecrow Press, 2005.

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