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The Proud and Profane (1956)

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
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Chaplain Lt. (jg) Holmes
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Louie
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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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From The Best Selling Novel That Sensationally Told The Most Intimate Secrets Of A Woman's Love! See more »

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25 September 1956 (Japan)  »

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Robert Morse's first film appearance. See more »

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The US Army Air Force C-47 cargo planes are painted in post WW2 paint scheme rather than the wartime green. When the Air Force became a separate service in 1947 the white over bare metal paint scheme as seen in the movie was adopted. See more »

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Written by Gabriel Ruiz, Ricardo López Méndez and Sunny Skylar
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Thelma Ritter!
27 July 2003 | by (Auburn, CA) – See all my reviews

The scenery looks bedraggled in this movie because so many people chew it. It's an over-the-top melodrama, with William Holden being the most ridiculous. But never mind -- it has Thelma Ritter, who can save any movie. She's the best thing in this one.


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