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The Tuttles of Tahiti (1942)

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91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

After a long absense from the island, Chester Tuttle returns to Tahiti to find that little has changed. His large family, particularly his scheming Uncle Jonas, would rather dance and romance than earn a living. When Jonas loses the family...See moreAfter a long absense from the island, Chester Tuttle returns to Tahiti to find that little has changed. His large family, particularly his scheming Uncle Jonas, would rather dance and romance than earn a living. When Jonas loses the family plantation in a cockfight, Chester saves the day by towing in a large ship abandoned at sea and claiming the salvage. But opening a joint bank account in the name of the Tuttle clan may not have been a wise decision.... Written by Chris Stone See less
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Lewis Meltzer (screenplay) (as S. Lewis Meltzer) | Robert Carson (screenplay) | James Hilton (adaptation) | Charles Nordhoff (from the novel "No More Gas") | James Norman Hall (from the novel "No More Gas")
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May 1, 1942 (United States)

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Jon Hall
Chester Chester   See fewer
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Peggy Drake
Tamara Tamara   See fewer
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Victor Francen
Dr. Blondin Dr. Blondin   See fewer
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Curt Bois
Jensen Jensen   See fewer
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Adeline De Walt Reynolds
Mama Ruau (as Adeline de Walt Reynolds) Mama Ruau (as Adeline de Walt Reynolds)   See fewer
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Mala
Nat Nat   See fewer
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Jack Carr
Rapoti Rapoti   See fewer
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James P. Spencer
Tupa (as Jim Spencer) Tupa (as Jim Spencer)   See fewer
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Philip Ahn
Emily's Servant (uncredited) Emily's Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Bagni
Ben (uncredited) Ben (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Barker
Tinsmith (uncredited) Tinsmith (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Lou Bianco
Georgette (uncredited) Georgette (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Bruno
Islander (uncredited) Islander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Spencer Chan
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Birdie De Bolt
Tupa's Wife (uncredited) Tupa's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nellie Duran
Islander (uncredited) Islander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fern Emmett
Martha (uncredited) Martha (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Tung Foo
Islander (uncredited) Islander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Assistant Bank Manager (uncredited) Assistant Bank Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Fung
Creditor (uncredited) Creditor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Gan
Emily's Servant (uncredited) Emily's Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nancy Gates
Tupa's Daughter - Age 14 (uncredited) Tupa's Daughter - Age 14 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irene Gay
Ben's Wife (uncredited) Ben's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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My Lee Haulani
Tupa's Daughter - Age 8 (uncredited) Tupa's Daughter - Age 8 (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Kaluna
Cola (uncredited) Cola (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Kikume
Postman (uncredited) Postman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Lem
Woman in Dress Shop (uncredited) Woman in Dress Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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James B. Leong
Candy Salesman (uncredited) Candy Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tani Marsh
Andrew's Wife (uncredited) Andrew's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Moya
Andre's Son - Age 11 (uncredited) Andre's Son - Age 11 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steven Muller
Rapoti's Son (uncredited) Rapoti's Son (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Piltz
Andrew (uncredited) Andrew (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robin Raymond
Maitu (uncredited) Maitu (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Reid
Rapoti's Son - Age 11 (uncredited) Rapoti's Son - Age 11 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Linda Rivas
Islander (uncredited) Islander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Shaw
Rapoti's Wife (uncredited) Rapoti's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ignacio Sáenz
Tupa's Son - Age 16 (uncredited) Tupa's Son - Age 16 (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 323 votes