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The Blue Lagoon (1949)

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Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together.

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Susan Stranks ...
Peter Rudolph Jones ...
Michael, as child (as Peter Jones)
Noel Purcell ...
James Hayter ...
Doctor Murdoch
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James Carter
Nora Nicholson ...
Mrs. Stannard
Maurice Denham ...
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Philip Stainton ...
Mr. Ansty
Patrick Barr ...
Second Mate
Lyn Evans ...
Trotter
Russell Waters ...
Craggs
John Boxer ...
Nick Corbett
Bill Raymond ...
Marsden
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Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together.

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19 September 1949 (Denmark)  »

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A Lagoa Azul  »

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Boring film NOT!!!
5 December 1998 | by (Pleasant Hill, CA) – See all my reviews

After seeing the movie twice in two days in 1949, I asked the opinion of a junior high school classmate who had also seen the movie. He said it was "boring". I shouted "are you kidding?!! This was a movie with the beauty of Jean Simmons, Fiji Island sunsets, the London Symphony Orchestra matching the sound of every pounding wave, a man versus octopus fight to the death, two criminals on the lam who savaged the island paradise and kidnapped the lovely Miss Simmons...and you call it BORING?!!"

I, too, am a little bit miffed that this movie has not been re-released to theaters, video or cable tv. We can only hope that someday the sea mist will lift to show the original Blue Lagoon sparkling in the sun, and to be remembered that way, always.


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