The Sea Wolf (1930 film)

The Sea Wolf is a 1930 American drama film directed by Alfred Santell and written by S. N. Behrman and Ralph Block. The film stars Milton Sills, Jane Keithley, Raymond Hackett, Mitchell Harris, Nat Pendleton, and John Rogers. It is based on the novel The Sea-Wolf by Jack London. The film was released on September 21, 1930, by Fox Film Corporation.[1][2][3]

The Sea Wolf
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAlfred Santell
Screenplay byS. N. Behrman
Ralph Block
StarringMilton Sills
Jane Keithley
Raymond Hackett
Mitchell Harris
Nat Pendleton
John Rogers
CinematographyGlen MacWilliams
Edited byPaul Weatherwax
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • September 21, 1930 (1930-09-21)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited States



Bear of Oakland

The large barkentine rigged museum ship, Bear, moored in Oakland, starred as the sealer Macedonia in the film.[4]


  1. "The Sea Wolf (1930) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-10-10.
  2. "Movie Review - - MILTON SILLS'S LAST FILM.; He Gave Incisive Performance in "The Sea Wolf" at Hippodrome". 1930-10-06. Retrieved 2015-10-10.
  3. "The Sea Wolf". Retrieved 2015-10-10.
  4. Burroughs, Polly (1970). The Great Ice Ship Bear: Eighty-Nine Years in Polar Seas. Van Nostrand Reinhold. pp. 104.
  • The Sea Wolf on IMDb
  • London, Jack, The Sea-Wolf, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, illustrated with stills from the 1930 film, on the Internet Archive
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