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Our Virgin Island (1958)
"Virgin Island" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  October 1958 (UK)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 Caldicot ...
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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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For those who love fairy tales, Field-of-Dreams type movies, this movie is a "Must-See."
6 August 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Filmed in the beautiful British Virgin Islands, a charming fairy-tale type story of guy who meets girl, seemingly loses her, then gets her to literally jump overboard and marry him! After buying a small, uninhabited island, Cassavetes and his "Man-Friday" (Poitier) build a dream house for???? The newlyweds? Their family? Poitier? Really a truly enjoyable little picture: you buy the premise, you "buy" the island--and the story!


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