Wake of the Red Witch

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Wake of the Red Witch ★★½ 1949

Wayne captains the ship of the title and battles shipping tycoon Adler for a fortune in pearls and the love of a beautiful woman (Russell). Wayne shows impressive range in a non-gun-totin' role. 106m/B VHS, DVD . John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Luther Adler, Henry Daniell; D: Edward Ludwig.