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South Sea Woman (1953)

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99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

AWOL marine Sgt. Jim O'Hearn is court-martialed for a variety of offenses that carry 143 years in the stockade or the death penalty but refuses to aid in his own defense.
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Writers
Edwin Blum (screenplay) | Earl Baldwin (adaptation) | Stanley Shapiro (adaptation) | William Rankin (play) (as William M. Rankin)
Producer
Samuel Bischoff (as Sam Bischoff)
Cinematographer
Ted D. McCord (as Ted McCord)
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Gross (USA)
$ 2,000,000
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Release date
Jun 27, 1953 (United States)

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50 cast members
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Burt Lancaster
Master Gunnery Sgt. James O'Hearn Master Gunnery Sgt. James O'Hearn   See fewer
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Virginia Mayo
Ginger Martin Ginger Martin   See fewer
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Chuck Connors
Pvt. Davey White Pvt. Davey White   See fewer
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Arthur Shields
'Jimmy-legs' Donovan 'Jimmy-legs' Donovan   See fewer
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Barry Kelley
Col. Hickman Col. Hickman   See fewer
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Leon Askin
Pierre Marchand Pierre Marchand   See fewer
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Veola Vonn
Lillie Duval Lillie Duval   See fewer
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Bob Sweeney
Defense Lt. Miller Defense Lt. Miller   See fewer
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Hayden Rorke
Prosecution Lt. Fears Prosecution Lt. Fears   See fewer
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Raymond Greenleaf
Captain at Court-martial Captain at Court-martial   See fewer
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Paul Burke
Ensign at Court-martial Ensign at Court-martial   See fewer
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Henri Letondal
Alphonse Alphonse   See fewer
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William O'Leary
Smith - Embezzler Smith - Embezzler   See fewer
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John Alderson
Fitzroy - Baritone Fitzroy - Baritone   See fewer
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George Saurel
Jacques (as Georges Saurel) Jacques (as Georges Saurel)   See fewer
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Viola Daniels
Lillie's 'niece' Lillie's 'niece'   See fewer
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Alena Awes
Lillie's 'niece' Lillie's 'niece'   See fewer
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Rudolph Anders
Capt. van Dorck Capt. van Dorck   See fewer
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Fred Aldrich
Bouncer at Krastner's (uncredited) Bouncer at Krastner's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Alexander
Bouncer at Krastner's (uncredited) Bouncer at Krastner's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mel Blanc
Parrot (voice) (uncredited) Parrot (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Captain of Gendarmes (uncredited) Captain of Gendarmes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Chang
Wong (uncredited) Wong (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Chong
Woo Ching (uncredited) Woo Ching (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Lt. Col. Parker (uncredited) Lt. Col. Parker (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Court-martial Officer (uncredited) Court-martial Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Connors
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Noel Cravat
Krastner (uncredited) Krastner (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Damler
Lt. Kellogg (uncredited) Lt. Kellogg (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy De Vestel
Free French Man (uncredited) Free French Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Dime
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacqueline Duval
Julie (uncredited) Julie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Garcen
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregory Gaye
Free French Man (uncredited) Free French Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Court-martial Officer (uncredited) Court-martial Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Hayward
Chief Bos'n Mate Orville H. Masterson (uncredited) Chief Bos'n Mate Orville H. Masterson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Hill
Benny - Bartender at Krastner's (uncredited) Benny - Bartender at Krastner's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kenney
Bartender at Krastner's (uncredited) Bartender at Krastner's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Kino
Japanese Officer (uncredited) Japanese Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Kumagai
Japanese Officer (uncredited) Japanese Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Lem
Mama Ching (uncredited) Mama Ching (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul V. Liu
Ho (uncredited) Ho (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keye Luke
Japanese Deck Officer (uncredited) Japanese Deck Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Strother Martin
Marine in Audience at Court-martial (uncredited) Marine in Audience at Court-martial (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rollin Moriyama
Japanese Officer (uncredited) Japanese Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Radecki
Military Policeman (uncredited) Military Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sayre
Naval Officer (uncredited) Naval Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Tovey
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Olga (uncredited) Olga (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 530 votes