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All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 13 November 1953 (USA)
In the South Pacific islands, two brothers, one good and one bad, fight over the same girl and over a bag of pearls.

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Sea-faring saga of two brothers (Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger) and the woman they both love. Set against South Pacific islands, this love triangle pits the good brother against the bad as they squabble over Ann Blyth and a bag of pearls on the floor of a lagoon; the bad boy redeems himself, however, by helping fend off a mutiny. Written by Ed Lorusso

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MGM's Great Technicolor Romance!


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13 November 1953 (USA)  »

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Die schwarze Perle  »

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$1,816,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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20 February 2003 | by (Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

A good old fashioned swashbuckler. Taylor's acting comes across as a bit wooden at times, but the scenes with his brother and the Polynesian girl are enticing.....reminiscent of Gauguin in Tahiti. A good way to get lost for a few hours.


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