Pearl of the South Pacific

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"'What's one more sin! when there's a fortine to share?'"
  • Approved
  • 1955
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 5.3  (354)

Pearl of the South Pacific is an adventure-packed romance film from 1955. The movie is set in the exotic location of the South Pacific, where the plot takes shape around the valuable pearls found in the region, and the passionate love story between a pearl diver and a woman who is new to the area. The film features Virginia Mayo as the bold and beautiful Ginger, who is stranded on a remote island with two other American soldiers, Dennis Morgan as Bill and David Farrar as Jeff. The pearl diving business on the island is run by Jeff and his partner, Mr. Matthews (Lance Fuller). Jeff falls for Ginger from the moment he sets eyes on her, but she has her eyes set on Bill, the soldier who first rescues her from the island.

Everything takes a steamy turn when the pearl traders become involved, and unrestrained greed and ambition take over. The introduction of corrupt characters leads to the pearl divers getting caught up in the web of deceit, and their lives become intertwined with the dangerous business of pearl diving.

At the heart of Pearl of the South Pacific is the romance between Ginger and Bill. Their relationship simmers with tension as they navigate the challenges of the island, the pearl divers, and the corrupt pearl traders. Through it all, they develop a deep affection for each other, but the stark reality of their eventual departure from the island threatens to tear them apart.

Meanwhile, Jeff becomes increasingly obsessed with Ginger, and his jealousy towards Bill puts everyone in danger. As the events of the film take place, Jeff's volatile nature puts everyone in peril, and the situation on the island becomes increasingly tumultuous.

The location of the film is set against the lush landscapes of the Pacific Ocean, and the cinematography beautifully captures the natural beauty of the region. The movie features stunning underwater sequences showcasing the skill of the pearl divers as they collect their valuable bounty.

Pearl of the South Pacific is a fast-paced, high-energy film featuring the perfect combination of action, drama, and romance. The performances from the lead actors are captivating, with Mayo portraying Ginger's fiery nature with incredible depth and Morgan's portrayal of Bill's dedication to protecting his comrades is admirable. The role of the obsessive and erratic Jeff is portrayed with conviction by David Farrar, adding a sense of danger and uncertainty to the movie.

Overall, Pearl of the South Pacific is an entertaining film that showcases the talent of the actors and the beauty of the South Pacific region. It is a tale of love and greed, set in a breathtaking location, and its themes resonate even today. Suspenseful and engaging, Pearl of the South Pacific is a must-see for fans of classic Hollywood cinema.

Pearl of the South Pacific is a 1955 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 26 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3.

Pearl of the South Pacific
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    1 hr 26 min
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    5.3  (354)