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The Sundowners (8-Dec-1960)

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Writer: Isobel Lennart

From novel: The Sundowners by Jon Cleary

Music Composed and Conducted by: Dimitri Tiomkin

Producer: Gerry Blattner

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Australia

An itinerant Australian family in 1920s Australia drifts from place to place, droving sheep and always on the precipice of subsistence; wife Ida and 16-year-old son Sean want to settle down to ranch but husband Paddy will have none of it. Received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, and Best Adaptation.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Glynis Johns
Actor
5-Oct-1923   Winifred Banks in Mary Poppins
Mervyn Johns
Actor
18-Feb-1899 6-Sep-1992 Dead of Night
Deborah Kerr
Actor
30-Sep-1921 16-Oct-2007 From Here to Eternity
Dina Merrill
Actor
9-Dec-1925   EF Hutton heiress and actress
Robert Mitchum
Actor
6-Aug-1917 1-Jul-1997 Cape Fear
Chips Rafferty
Actor
26-Mar-1909 27-May-1971 Wake in Fright
Peter Ustinov
Actor
16-Apr-1921 28-Mar-2004 British stage actor

CAST

Deborah Kerr   ...   Ida Carmody
Robert Mitchum   ...   Paddy Carmody
Peter Ustinov   ...   Rupert Venneker
Co-Starring
Glynis Johns   ...   Mrs. Firth
Dina Merrill   ...   Jean Halstead
with
Chips Rafferty   ...   Quinlan
Michael Anderson, Jr.   ...   Sean Carmody
Lola Brooks   ...   Liz Brown
Wylie Watson   ...   Herb Johnson
John Meillon   ...   Bluey Brown
Ronald Fraser   ...   Ocker
Gerry Duggan   ...   Supporting Cast
Leonard Teale   ...   Supporting Cast
Peter Carver   ...   Supporting Cast
Dick Bentley   ...   Shearer
Mervyn Johns   ...   Jack Patchogue
Molly Urquhart   ...   Mrs. Bateman
Ewen Solon   ...   Halstead
Max Osbiston   ...   Supporting Cast
Mercia Barden   ...   Supporting Cast

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