Miss Sadie Thompson Movie Review 1953

Information and Film Reviews for Miss Sadie Thompson the Movie

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Based on the novel "Rain" by W. Somerset Maugham. Promiscuous tart Hayworth arrives on a Pacific island occupied by a unit of Marines and a sanctimonious preacher played by Ferrer While Hayworth parties with the Marines and becomes involved with Ray's Sgt. O'Hara, Ferrer moralizes and insists she return to the mainland to face moral charges. Quasi-musical with a scattering of dubbed songs by Hayworth includes a memorable erotic dance scene complete with tight dress and dripping sweat. Hayworth's strong performance carries the picture with Ferrer and Ray turning in cardboard versions of their Maugham characters. Originally filmed in 3-D.


Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 91 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Musical Drama, Pacific Islands, Oldest Profession, 3-D Flicks, Sex & Sexuality, Books to Film: W. Somerset Maugham, Clergymen
Rita Hayworth, Jose Ferrer, Aldo Ray, Charles Bronson
Curtis Bernhardt
Jerry Wald

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