UW Cinematheque - Fox Pre-Code Double Features
The Sea Wolf | USA | 1930 | DCP | 87 min. Director: Alfred Santell Cast: Milton Sills, Jane Keith, Raymond Hacket
Saturday, March 26, 2022
4070 Vilas Hall
In his last film role, silent-era star Sills plays Wolf Larsen, the cruel captain of a schooner who dominates the despairing drifter (Hackett) that Larsen rescues at sea. This ambitious adaptation of the Jack London novel is a technical tour-de-force for the early sound era, with extensive dialogue sequences recorded in the open air aboard a fully rigged ship.