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Diamond Head (1962)

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Rich Hawaiian pineapple grower and US Senatorial candidate Richard Howland tries to control everything and everyone around him, including his headstrong sister, Slone. Howland learns the ... See full summary »

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Sloane Howland
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Dr. Dean Kahana
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Mai Chen
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Paul Kahana
Aline MacMahon ...
Kapiolani Kahana
Elizabeth Allen ...
Laura Beckett
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Judge James Blanding
Marc Marno ...
Bobbie Chen
Philip Ahn ...
Mr. Immacona
Harold Fong ...
Coyama, Howland Cook
Edward Mallory ...
Robert Parsons
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Rich Hawaiian pineapple grower and US Senatorial candidate Richard Howland tries to control everything and everyone around him, including his headstrong sister, Slone. Howland learns the hard way that money and power cannot buy love and happiness. Written by Marinelle K. Szenasy

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The Giant Story of Modern Hawaii!

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27 December 1962 (Japan)  »

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A Fronteira do Pecado  »

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Although considerable publicity announced the return of Billie Dove to the screen in this film, after a thirty year absence, her scenes ended up on the cutting room floor, and she is nowhere to be seen. See more »

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Dr. Dean Kahanna: [about Mai Chen] How could you lose her?
Dr. Dean Kahanna: Her heart gave out. You lost her.
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Yvette Mimieux in Hawaii
17 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Columbia Pictures retained the services of expert director Guy Green who had directed a beautiful movie at MGM Light In The Piazza and cast the leading lady of that film Yvette Mimieux on a loan out from her studio MGM as the above the title star of Diamond Head. Co starring in this romantic film set in Hawaii is rugged Charlton Heston and George Chakiris -who won an Oscar for West Side Story -as the romantic interest for Ms. Mimieux. Not sure what is more beautiful the scenery of Hawaii or Yvette Mimieux. Columbia also cast James Darren a Columbia pictures contract star in the film as well. I enjoyed this escapist and beautifully filmed movie. Btw Ms. Mimieux would return to MGM for a few more movies including her hit Joy In The Morning co starring with Richard Chamberlain and then retired.


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