The Hurricane (novel)

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First edition (publ. Little Brown)

The Hurricane is a 1936 novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall about a Pacific Ocean hurricane.


The novel was adapted into two films, The Hurricane (1937), directed by John Ford, and Hurricane (1979), by Swedish director Jan Troell.[citation needed]

The Hurricane was adapted for the CBS Radio series The Campbell Playhouse. Broadcast November 5, 1939, the episode featured Orson Welles (Eugene de Laage), Mary Astor (Germaine de Laage), Ray Collins (Father Paul), Everett Sloane (Captain Nagle), Edgar Barrier (Terangi), Bea Benaderet (Marani), Eric Burgess (Mako), George Coulouris, William Alland and Richard Wilson.[1][2][3]

In the mid-1950s it was published in comic-book format as issue 120 of the Classics Illustrated series.


  1. ^ Welles, Orson; Bogdanovich, Peter; Rosenbaum, Jonathan (1992). This is Orson Welles. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. p. 355. ISBN 0-06-016616-9.
  2. ^ "The Campbell Playhouse". RadioGOLDINdex. Retrieved 2018-08-02.
  3. ^ "The Campbell Playhouse: The Hurricane". Orson Welles on the Air, 1938–1946. Indiana University Bloomington. November 5, 1939. Retrieved 2018-07-27.

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