Yellow Jack

TitleYellow Jack
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1938
AuthorsSeitz, George B.
Running Time83 minutes
Date Released05/27/1938
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageenglish

Based on a true story, U.S. Army surgeon Walter Reed frantically works to combat Yellow Fever in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War. As the virus hits the military and civilian population in Havana, Cuba, Reed turns to a discredited theory to find its cause and cure.


Robert Montgomery

Virginia Bruce

Lewis Stone

Andy Devine

Henry Hull

Charles Coburn

Buddy Ebsen


Produced by Jack Cummings

Directed by George B. Seitz

Written by Edward Chodorov

Cinematography by Lester White

Edited by Blanche Sewell


Drama, Mystery

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Based on the 1934 Broadway play of the same name by Sidney Howard and Paul de Kruif.

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