Up 2,674 this week

Lost Lagoon (1958)

 -  Drama  -  February 1958 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 61 users  
Reviews: 8 user

Presumed to be lost at sea during a tropical storm, Charlie Walker washes up on a small island in the Bahamas and encounters Elizabeth, a lovely younger woman. As their partnership develops, an insurance investigator seeks Charlie.



(original screenplay), (adaptation), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 26 Jun 2012

Related Items

Search for "Lost Lagoon" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Lost Lagoon (1958)

Lost Lagoon (1958) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Lost Lagoon.


1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young girl from the ghetto gets involved with some criminals. Driving while drunk, she knocks down and kills a policeman. She runs away with two GI's who are also on the run and they ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald
Stars: Jean Kent, Dennis Price, Herbert Lom
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Kathy leaves the newspaper business to marry homicide detective Bill but is frustrated by his lack of ambition and the banality of life in the suburbs. Her drive to advance Bill's career soon takes her down a dangerous path.

Director: Gerd Oswald
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr
Hell Bound (1957)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A criminal gang plots the robbery of a ship carrying $2 million worth of surplus narcotics left over from World War II. The plan goes awry when the gang leader's girlfriend falls for an ... See full summary »

Director: William J. Hole Jr.
Stars: John Russell, June Blair, Stuart Whitman
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A private detective helps a prostitute being assaulted, and notices that she is wearing a very unique ring. She is later found murdered and there is no trace of the ring, which turns out to... See full summary »

Directors: Phil Victor, George White
Stars: Robert Bray, Whitney Blake, Patricia Donahue
Time Limit (1957)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

During the Korean War former POW Major Cargill admits to having collaborated with the enemy but military investigator Colonel Edwards wants the details.

Director: Karl Malden
Stars: Richard Widmark, Richard Basehart, Dolores Michaels
Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A woman of twenty-one opens her grandfather's will left to her thirteen years earlier, per his instructions. Murder soon follows.

Director: William Beaudine
Stars: Dick Purcell, Helen Parrish, Tim Ryan
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An older woman seduces an impressionable working-class boy who falls deeply in love with her. Disillusionment sets in when the boy discovers that she is a stripper.

Director: Alexander Singer
Stars: Lola Albright, Scott Marlowe, Joe De Santis
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

American girls dream of finding romance in Rome, but there is none for secretaries, Anita tells her replacement at the USDA. But Maria soon meets Prince Dino de Cessi at a party at her ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters
Melvin Purvis G-MAN (TV Movie 1974)
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Agent Melvin Purvis is placed in charge of running down notorious killer Machine Gun Kelly, and sets out to do just that.

Director: Dan Curtis
Stars: Dale Robertson, Harris Yulin, Dick Sargent
Comedy | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Three decorated Navy pilots finagle a four day leave in San Francisco. They procure a posh suite at the hotel and Commander Crewson, a master of procurement, arranges to populate it with ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen
Stars: Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson
The Trail (2013)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A young housewife is stranded alone in the woods after a tragic accident along The Oregon Trail. Far from home, she is tested mentally, physically, and spiritually in a battle for her life.

Director: William Parker
Stars: Jasmin Jandreau, Shannon Brown, Tommy Nash
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A millionaire dies in an airplane crash, leaving all of his money to be divided among his three daughters. One of the daughters doesn't want to share any of it, so she plans to get rid of her two sisters.

Director: Gilbert Kay
Stars: Marla English, Kathleen Hughes, Sara Shane


Cast overview:
Jeffrey Lynn ...
Charlie Walker
Leila Barry ...
Elizabeth Moore (as Lelia Barry)
Peter Donat ...
David Burnham
Don Gibson ...
Mr. Beakins
Roger Clark ...
Millard Cauley
Jane Hartley ...
Bernadine Walker
Celeste Robinson ...
Stanley Seymour ...
Isabelle Jones ...
Hubert Smith ...


Presumed to be lost at sea during a tropical storm, Charlie Walker washes up on a small island in the Bahamas and encounters Elizabeth, a lovely younger woman. As their partnership develops, an insurance investigator seeks Charlie.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis







Release Date:

February 1958 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Final film of director John Rawlins. See more »


Mr. Beakins: [after Millard is pushed off the boat] Jerk overboard!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A rather strange but enjoyable low-budget bit of escapism.
30 January 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

missing English accent on Leila Barry and missing accents on Bahamians mostly no-name actors (though Lynn appeared in quite a few films) small island in Bahamas Bermuda Studio Production

"Lost Lagoon" is a very low-budget film that still is very much worth seeing. Sure, it's got a few faults--but it also does amazingly well for what it is. Think about it--this is the only production by Bermuda Studio Production and the leading lady never appeared in another show or movie according to IMDb--yet it is very satisfying to watch.

The film begins with Charlie (Jeffery Lynn) approaching his brother-in-law for a loan to pay off his insurance premium. But instead of just giving him the money, the brother-in-law takes him aboard his fishing boat and they head out to sea from Miami. He does give him the money--but soon after, a huge storm hits and Charlie is washed overboard. He is assumed dead but actually washes up on an obscure island in the Bahamas (and there are LOTS of obscure little islands there). Here he is nursed back to health by a nice young lady, Elizabeth (Leila Barry). Eventually, he catches a ride back to Miami and when he returns home, no one realizes he's returned...and he starts to wonder why he returned! So, he quickly returns to the island and decides to continue letting everyone think he's dead and live out his life with Elizabeth. But, of course, there's a lot more to the story.

Perhaps this story appealed more to me because I am middle-aged and because I have recently been to the Bahamas. All I know is that although I am very happy, I could see how such a situation could be very tempting for a vaguely disaffected man. It makes for a compelling story and moral quandary. It also happens to be well made and interesting throughout. Because of the tiny budget and how effective the film is, I'm scoring this one an 8. It is currently available for streaming live through Netflix--otherwise I doubt if you'll be able to find such a small film.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Lost Lagoon (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: