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An American missionary and his wife travel to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.

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Jerusha Bromley
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Rev. Abner Hale
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Capt. Rafer Hoxworth
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Dr. John Whipple
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Charles Bromley
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Malama Kanakoa - The Ali'i Nui
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Keoki
Ted Nobriga ...
Kelolo
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Noelani
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Rev. Immanuel Quigley
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Capt. Janders
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Rev. Abraham Hewlett
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Rev. Dr. Thorn
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Mason, sailor
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Gideon Hale
Elizabeth Cole ...
Abigail Bromley
John Harding ...
Collins
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Charity Bromley (as Diane Sherry)
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Mercy Bromley (as Heather Menzies)
Lokelani S. Chicarell ...
Iliki
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Hepzibah Hale
Robert Crawford Jr. ...
Cridland (as Robert Crawford)
Don Doolittle ...
Fredericks
Robert Oakley ...
Micah Hale, 4 Years
Henrik von Sydow ...
Micah Hale, 7 Years
Clas S. von Sydow ...
Micah Hale, 12 Years
Bertil Werjefelt ...
Micah Hale, 18 Years
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jane Buchanan ...
Esther Hale (uncredited)
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Passenger (uncredited)
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Isaiah Hale (uncredited)

Directed by

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George Roy Hill

Written by

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James A. Michener ... (novel)
 
Dalton Trumbo ... (screenplay) and
Daniel Taradash ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Walter Mirisch ... producer
Lewis J. Rachmil ... associate producer

Music by

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Elmer Bernstein

Cinematography by

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Russell Harlan

Film Editing by

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Stuart Gilmore

Editorial Department

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Frank Mazzola ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Marion Dougherty
Patricia Mock ... (as Pat Rose)

Production Design by

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Cary Odell

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James W. Sullivan ... (as James Sullivan)

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Raymond Boltz Jr. ... (as Ray Boltz Jr.)
Edward G. Boyle

Costume Design by

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Dorothy Jeakins

Makeup Department

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Emile LaVigne ... makeup artist
Fae M. Smith ... hair stylist
Lorraine Roberson ... Julie Andrews' hair stylist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Robert J. Anderson ... production manager
Emmett Emerson ... production manager
Allen K. Wood ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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James Blue ... second unit director
Ray Gosnell Jr. ... assistant director (as Ray Gosnell)
Richard Talmadge ... second unit director
Lynn Guthrie ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Sam Gordon ... property master

Sound Department

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Wayne Fury ... sound editor (as Wayne B. Fury)
Bert Hallberg ... sound
Robert Martin ... sound
Clem Portman ... sound re-recordist
James D. Young ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Paul Byrd ... special effects
Daniel Hays ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Marshall M. Borden ... visual effects editor
Linwood G. Dunn ... special photographic effects
James B. Gordon ... special photographic effects
Albert Simpson ... matte artist (as Albert Maxwell Simpson)

Stunts

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Gil Perkins ... stunt coordinator
John Moio ... stunt performer (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Frank Stanley ... first assistant camera
Harold E. Wellman ... camera operator: second unit (as Harold Wellman)
Charles F. Wheeler ... camera operator: prologue sequence
Vincent Rossell ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Eric Seelig ... wardrober
Joseph Dimmitt ... wardrober (uncredited)
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department

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Richard Carruth ... music editor
Jack Hayes ... orchestrator
Leo Shuken ... orchestrator
Elmer Bernstein ... conductor (uncredited)
Robert B. Shepard ... playback singer (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department

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Dixie McCoy ... script supervisor

Other crew

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James Blue ... supervisor: prologue sequence
Miriam Nelson ... choreographer

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy. Written by Jim Beaver

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Taglines James Michener's novel reaches the screen. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Hawaï (France)
  • Hawai (Spain)
  • Hawaje (Poland)
  • Havai (Greece)
  • Hawai (Mexico)
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Runtime
  • 189 min
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Budget $15,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Jocelyne LaGarde is the only performer in Academy Award history to be nominated for her one and only screen role. LaGarde had never acted before, and never acted again in her entire life. See more »
Goofs When Jerusha is in labor Abner times her contractions very closely with his pocket watch. Most pocket watches in the 1820's had no second hands, particularly one owned by a poor missionary. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Casting By (2012). See more »
Soundtracks MY WISHING DOLL See more »
Quotes Queen Malama: Too much law make people mad.
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