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On a small Mediterranean island live Costanza, her father Urbano, and beachcomber Moore, whom she plans to marry. Into this Eden come two plane crash survivors, supermodel Laura and her playboy friend Wally. The shapely, worldly Laura becomes a bad influence, especially when triangles start to develop. But beyond this, little mysteries lead Laura and Wally to wonder what's going on and who Moore really is. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Like the tide...their desires engulfed them...this nameless man from nowhere...this beautiful adventuress from everywhere...in this last Island Paradise of the Mediterranean! See more »

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27 November 1958 (Australia)  »

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Sturm über Eden  »

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Wally Drucker: I mean to say, this is the first time I've been torn between loyalty and honesty.
Laura: Don't torture yourself, Mr. Drucker.
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THE MAGIC TOUCH
Music by Jay Livingston
Lyrics by Ray Evans
Sung by Esther Williams (dubbed)
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Timeless
12 February 2003 | by (austin) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie, A moral piece, with delectable Esther Williams, smoking Jeff, The classy rich good looking educated spoiled rich boy, A Drop out in life to find out his truth. Exploding into his world of escape all that he had ran from to the ends of the earth "The beautiful born poor model about to hook an easy life" The dilemma that befalls both he and she, go with your heart, flow with your passion. Follow the buck. This might have been a B movie; it might had been made on a shoestring budget. I found that on sight poverty wild style of living only enhanced the story line, It branded me "this" movie into my mind for all time. I saw it the first time over thirty years ago, and I still remember it with a smile. A very good movie, only for the steak movie consumer of moral/lust/love/ with a seasoning of ironic twist at the end. I really loved it can't you tell!!!!!


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