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Kona Coast (1968)

| Drama | May 1968 (USA)
A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter 1968

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Capt. Sam Moran
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Melissa Hyde
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Kittibelle Lightfoot
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Kryder
Chips Rafferty ...
Charlie Lightfoot
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Akamai
Sam Kapu Jr. ...
Kimo
Gina Villines ...
Mim Lowry
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Tiger Cat
Scott Thomas ...
Tate Packer
Erwin Neal ...
Junior Packer
Doris Erikson ...
Doris Erickson
Gloria Nakea ...
Dee
Robert M. Luck ...
Kunewa (as Lucky Luck)
Kaai Hayes ...
Butler
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A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter 1968

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Her name was Woman... Her other name was Excitement. She belonged to Hawaii's Kona Coast like the surf riders and the beach bums. See more »

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May 1968 (USA)  »

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Vingar primeiro, amar depois  »

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1.37 : 1
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Hokey
25 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To the other reviewers here, I would add:

Cons: The dialog is contrived, the acting is poor, and the story is sophomoric. This all adds up to "hokey" as an apt description for this movie that must have escaped as opposed to being released. It's a miracle that Boone was even able to get Blondell and Miles to be in it. They must have needed to pay some bills.

There was one scene in which the goons hired by the bad guy beat him up next to a phone booth, and the police arrive not more than five seconds after he hits the ground! How's that for response by our boys in blue? What this adds up to is a hokey film, so save your time (and money if you thought of buying the DVD).

Pros: The scenery is nice. A lot has changed in the 40+ years since the filming of this movie, but those who have been to Kailua-Kona will recognize some of the views along Alii Drive.


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