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Flame of the Islands (1956)

 |  Drama  |  6 January 1956 (USA)
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The story of a café singer who buys a gambling casino and the men who fall in love with her.

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The story of a café singer who buys a gambling casino and the men who fall in love with her.

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Yvonne shines
28 May 2005 | by (Tucson,Az) – See all my reviews

Fairly entertaining melodrama of girl who is paid off by rich widow for supposed intrigue with her,deceased rich husband. Yvonne buys into gambling casino in the Caribbean. Naturally,she attracts the attention of the local men, including her old boyfriend,a spoiled society guy who dumped her years before. Republic was struggling to stay afloat in the fifties,still pushing out forties-style movies on a changing movie audience. Yvonne is very watchable as always and makes the most of her role. She has a good supporting cast,including a young James Arness (tv's Matt Dillon.)The photography and location work are very nice. Not a classic but pleasant time filler.


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