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The Blue Lagoon (1949)

In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific and fall in love while growing up together.

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Frank Launder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Simmons ... Emmeline Foster
Donald Houston ... Michael Reynolds
Susan Stranks Susan Stranks ... Emmeline, as child
Peter Rudolph Jones Peter Rudolph Jones ... Michael, as child (as Peter Jones)
Noel Purcell ... Paddy Button
James Hayter ... Doctor Murdoch
Cyril Cusack ... James Carter
Maurice Denham Maurice Denham ... Ship Captain
Philip Stainton Philip Stainton ... Mr. Ansty
Patrick Barr ... Second Mate
Nora Nicholson ... Mrs. Stannard
Lyn Evans Lyn Evans ... Trotter
Russell Waters Russell Waters ... Craggs
Stuart Lindsell Stuart Lindsell ... Yacht owner
Dorothy Batley Dorothy Batley ... His wife
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Storyline

In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific and fall in love while growing up together.

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ALONE - They Braved an Untamed Paradise! See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1949 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lagoa Azul See more »

Filming Locations:

Fiji See more »

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Production Co:

Individual Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Roger Moore and Laurence Harvey auditioned for the role of Michael Reynolds. See more »

Quotes

Paddy Button: I remember the day my poor father was buried. Not a cow was milked in the village, not an egg gathered, for six whole days. It took them all of that to sober up.
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Connections

Version of The Blue Lagoon (1980) See more »

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Never forgot the film.
21 April 2001 | by RCraig11See all my reviews

When i saw the movie, it was the "B" movie, i.e. it had second billing of a two-movie presentation. But I loved the story, and the children, and I've always loved the name "Michael" because of this movie. I still love to hear the neighborhood children calling for their friend, "Michael"

The best part was when they discovered each other on the beach after he rescued her---when she (or he) says, "You're trembling."

I'm sorry to hear the movie is no longer available. I was wondering why there were no longer any re-runs.


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