The Wreck of the Hesperus (1948 film)

The Wreck of the Hesperus is a 1948 American adventure film directed by John Hoffman and starring Willard Parker, Edgar Buchanan and Patricia Barry. It was produced by silent film actor Wallace MacDonald in association with Columbia Pictures, which also distributed the film.[1] It is preserved in the Library of Congress collection.[2]

The Wreck of the Hesperus
Directed byJohn Hoffman
Produced byWallace MacDonald
Columbia Pictures
Written byAubrey Wisberg
Edward Huebsch
Based onpoem, The Wreck of the Hesperus, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, c.1841
StarringWillard Parker
Edgar Buchanan
Music byMichael Bakaleinikoff
CinematographyAllen G. Siegler
Edited byJames Sweeney
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
February 5, 1948
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States




  1. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:..The Wreck of the Hesperus
  2. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress p.212 c.1978 the American Film Institute

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