Steamboats in the Movies

There had been a lot of appearances of paddlewheelers and steamboats in various movies. On the message Board, a discussion in January 2003 lots of information about steamboats in movies has been collected. There have been more … if you know any, please let us know!

Gordon C. GreeneGone with the Wind
Gordon C. GreeneBand of Angels (starring Clark Gable)
Gordon C. GreeneThe Kentuckian (starring Burt Lancaster)
Delta QueenRaintree County
NatchezInterview with a Vampire (starring Tom Cruise)
Julia Belle SwainLife on the Mississippi (PBS production, 1984), names “Paul Jones” in part 1 and “Aleck Scott” in part 2
Delta KingSteamboat Round the Bend

Contributors: Keith Norrington, Phyllis Dale, Jane Greene, Pat Traynor, Gordon C. Greene, Judy Patsch, Ted Guillaum, R. Dale Flick.