Typhoon (1940 film)

Typhoon is a 1940 American Technicolor south seas adventure film directed by Louis King and starring Dorothy Lamour and Robert Preston. It was nominated for an Oscar for Best Visual Effects (Farciot Edouart, Gordon Jennings, Loren L. Ryder).[1]

Directed byLouis King
Produced byAnthony Veiller
Screenplay byAllen Rivkin
Story bySteve Fisher
StarringDorothy Lamour
Robert Preston
Music byFriedrich Hollaender
CinematographyAllen M. Davey
William C. Mellor
Edited byAlma Macrorie
Paramount Pictures
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • April 25, 1940 (1940-04-25) (Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • May 17, 1940 (1940-05-17) (United States)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States


A young girl abandoned on a South Seas island falls in love with a worthless seafarer.



  1. "The 13th Academy Awards (1941) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved June 19, 2013.
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