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The Blue Lagoon (1949)

Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together.

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Susan Stranks ...
Emmeline, as child
Peter Rudolph Jones ...
Michael, as child (as Peter Jones)
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Doctor Murdoch
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Maurice Denham ...
Ship Captain
Philip Stainton ...
Mr. Ansty
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Mrs. Stannard
Lyn Evans ...
Trotter
Russell Waters ...
Craggs
Stuart Lindsell ...
Yacht owner
Dorothy Batley ...
His wife
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Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together.

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19 September 1949 (Denmark)  »

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A Lagoa Azul  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Director Frank Launder broke his arm while on location filming. See more »

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Paddy Button: I remember the day my poor father was buried. Not a cow was milked in the village, not an egg gathered, for 6 whole days. It took them all of that to sober up.
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Boring film NOT!!!
5 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

After seeing the movie twice in two days in 1949, I asked the opinion of a junior high school classmate who had also seen the movie. He said it was "boring". I shouted "are you kidding?!! This was a movie with the beauty of Jean Simmons, Fiji Island sunsets, the London Symphony Orchestra matching the sound of every pounding wave, a man versus octopus fight to the death, two criminals on the lam who savaged the island paradise and kidnapped the lovely Miss Simmons...and you call it BORING?!!"

I, too, am a little bit miffed that this movie has not been re-released to theaters, video or cable tv. We can only hope that someday the sea mist will lift to show the original Blue Lagoon sparkling in the sun, and to be remembered that way, always.


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