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USA 1932, 93 minutes, Black and white
Dir. Lewis Milestone
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Classics, Drama / Girl-centric

Topics: Period 1930s.


Aroview: A turbulent adaptation of Somerset Maugham's short story 'Miss Thompson' set on a Samoan island quarantine station during the rainy season.

When a steamer is forced to take shelter in the harbour, passenger-prostitute Crawford becomes the target of the religious attentions of missionary Huston. In retrospect, one of Crawford's best roles.

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