Thunder Below

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Thunder Below
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Directed by Richard Wallace
Screenplay by Sidney Buchman
Josephine Lovett
Starring Tallulah Bankhead
Charles Bickford
Paul Lukas
Eugene Pallette
Ralph Forbes
Leslie Fenton
Cinematography Charles Lang
Music bySigmund Krumgold
Stephan Pasternacki
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 17, 1932 (1932-06-17)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States

Thunder Below is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film directed by Richard Wallace, written by Sidney Buchman and Josephine Lovett, and starring Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Bickford, Paul Lukas, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Forbes and Leslie Fenton. It was released on June 17, 1932, by Paramount Pictures. [1] [2]


Bankhead later said "For all Wallace’s divinity, for all my vitality, Thunder Below was a double-jointed dud, maudlin and messy." [3]



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  2. "Thunder Below (1932) - Overview". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved February 22, 2015.
  3. McClelland, Doug (1989). Hollywood Talks Turkey - The Screen's Greatest Flops. Starbrite.