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Our Virgin Island (1958)

Virgin Island (original title)
Two newlyweds buy a small private island in the British Virgin Islands and live a happy life without the comforts of modern society.

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Pat Jackson

Writers:

Pat Jackson (screenplay), Ring Lardner Jr. (screenplay) (as Philip Rush) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Cassavetes ... Evan
Virginia Maskell ... Tina
Sidney Poitier ... Marcus
Isabel Dean ... Mrs. Lomax
Colin Gordon ... The Commissioner
Howard Marion-Crawford ... Prescott
Edric Connor Edric Connor ... Captain Jason
Ruby Dee ... Ruth
Gladys Boot Gladys Boot ... Mrs. Carruthers
Julian Mayfield Julian Mayfield ... Band Leader
Reginald Hearne Reginald Hearne ... Doctor
Arnold Bell Arnold Bell ... Heath
Alonzo Bozan Alonzo Bozan ... Grant
Andre Dakar Andre Dakar
Richard Caldicot ... (as Richard Caldicott)
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Evan and Tina want to live their lives differently. They go to live on an island. Tina's mother is concerned about her daughter's future. There is smuggling going on on the island. Written by <burkeji@forfas.ie>

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THE BARE FACTS OF LIVING on an island of love!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1958 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Our Virgin Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Virgin Islands See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

Virgin Island Serenade
Lyrics: Tommie Connor
Music: Jeffrey Kruger (as Jeff Kruger) and Bill Randall
Sung by Bryan Johnson
Accompanied by Frank Deniz (as Hermanos Deniz) and Laurence Deniz (as Hermanos Deniz) and their Cuban Rhythm Band
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For those who love fairy tales, Field-of-Dreams type movies, this movie is a "Must-See."
6 August 1999 | by paluskaSee all my reviews

Filmed in the beautiful British Virgin Islands, a charming fairy-tale type story of guy who meets girl, seemingly loses her, then gets her to literally jump overboard and marry him! After buying a small, uninhabited island, Cassavetes and his "Man-Friday" (Poitier) build a dream house for???? The newlyweds? Their family? Poitier? Really a truly enjoyable little picture: you buy the premise, you "buy" the island--and the story!


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