|Directed by||William Beaudine|
|Produced by||Lindsley Parsons|
|Written by||Scott Darling|
Roddy McDowall |
|Music by||Edward J. Kay|
|Cinematography||William A. Sickner|
|Edited by||Ace Herman|
|Distributed by||Monogram Pictures|
|April 10, 1949|
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".
A young man goes to work on a tuna boat to earn money to pay off debts.
- Roddy McDowall as Alec MacLennan
- Elena Verdugo as Bianca Pereira
- Roland Winters as E.J. Ransom
- Peter Mamakos as Capt. Manuel Pereira
- Rick Vallin as Silvestre Pereira
- Michael Vallon as Papa Pereira
- Russell Simpson as Capt. Fergus MacLennan
- Doris Kemper as Anne MacLennan
- Dickie Moore as Frankie Pereira
- Richard Avonde as Pete, a Pereira crewman
- Victor Sen Yung as Oriental Dock Worker
- 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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