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The Proud and Profane (1956)

 -  Drama | War  -  25 September 1956 (Japan)
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In the Pacific during WWII, a Roman Catholic widow falls for a tough lieutenant colonel.

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Lt. Col. Colin Black
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Lee Ashley
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Kate Connors
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Eddie Wodcik
William Redfield ...
Chaplain Lt. (jg) Holmes
Ross Bagdasarian ...
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Eustace Press
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Joan
Theodore Newton ...
Bob Kilpatrick
Richard Shannon ...
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In the Pacific during WWII, a Roman Catholic widow falls for a tough lieutenant colonel.

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OK Romantic Drama
26 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

During WWII, a Red Cross volunteer comes to the South Pacific seeking information about the death of her soldier husband. Kerr is fine as the lonely woman struggling to cope with her loss. This is a strange role for Holden, who usually played characters with integrity. Although the actor is always worth watching, here his character is basically a dishonest heel. It's hard to believe that someone like Kerr, no matter how vulnerable, falls in love with him. Not surprisingly, Ritter steals the film as a tough but caring nurse. The screenplay and direction by Seaton, who worked with Holden on four films, is nothing special, but it's not bad either. The scenery is nice.


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