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Our Virgin Island (1959)
"Virgin Island" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  7 August 1959 (Finland)
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Evan and Tina want to live their lives differently. They go to live on an island. Tina's mother is concerned about her daughter's future. There is smuggling going on on the island.

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Evan
Virginia Maskell ...
Tina
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Marcus
Isabel Dean ...
Mrs. Lomax
Colin Gordon ...
The Commissioner
Howard Marion-Crawford ...
Prescott
Edric Connor ...
Captain Jason
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Ruth
Gladys Boot ...
Mrs. Carruthers
Julian Mayfield ...
Band Leader
Reginald Hearne ...
Doctor
Arnold Bell ...
Heath
Alonzo Bozan ...
Grant
Andre Dakar
Richard Caldicott
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Evan and Tina want to live their lives differently. They go to live on an island. Tina's mother is concerned about her daughter's future. There is smuggling going on on the island. Written by <burkeji@forfas.ie>

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THE BARE FACTS OF LIVING on an island of love!

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A tiny, charmingly-told story
2 June 1999 | by (Cincinnati, OH.) – See all my reviews

This overlooked film is a tiny, charmingly-told story of an unlikely couple who get married and set up housekeeping on an uninhabited Virgin Island. I don't know how they got Poitier and Cassavetes with what it obviously a minimal budget, but get them they did, and both turn in delightful performances.


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