Mercy Island

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Mercy Island
Directed by William Morgan
Produced by Armand Schaefer
Written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan
Theodore Pratt (novel)
Starring Ray Middleton
Gloria Dickson
Otto Kruger
Music by Walter Scharf (Music by-uncredited)
Cy Feuer (music director)
Mort Glickman (orchestrator-uncredited)
Herman Hand (additional orchestrator-uncredited)
Cinematography Reggie Lanning
Edited by Ernest J. Nims
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release date
  • October 10, 1941 (1941-10-10)
Running time
72 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Mercy Island is a 1941 American drama that was nominated at the 14th Academy Awards, held in 1941, for Best Score of a Dramatic Picture-which Walter Scharf and Cy Feuer received nominations for.[1][2][3]


A young man takes his wife and a friend on a fishing trip to the Florida Keys on a boat owned by local Conks. Following a blow on the head when their boat hits a shallow bottom and loses its propeller, the husband becomes mentally unstable and believes his wife is having an affair.



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