South Pacific (1958)
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157 min | Musical, Romance, War

On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.
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Writers
Paul Osborn (screenplay) | Richard Rodgers (adapted from the play "South Pacific") | Oscar Hammerstein II (adapted from the play "South Pacific") | Joshua Logan (adapted from the play "South Pacific") | James A. Michener (based on "Tales of the South Pacific" by)
Producer
Cinematographer
Editor
Robert L. Simpson (as Robert Simpson)
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Release date
Mar 19, 1958 (United States)

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Cast

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188 cast members
Name Known for
Rossano Brazzi
Emile De Becque Emile De Becque   See fewer
Mitzi Gaynor
Ensign Nellie Forbush, USN Ensign Nellie Forbush, USN   See fewer
John Kerr
Lt. Joseph Cable, USMC Lt. Joseph Cable, USMC   See fewer
Ray Walston
Luther Billis Luther Billis   See fewer
Juanita Hall
Bloody Mary Bloody Mary   See fewer
Russ Brown
Capt. Brackett, USN Capt. Brackett, USN   See fewer
Jack Mullaney
The Professor The Professor   See fewer
Ken Clark
Stewpot Stewpot   See fewer
Floyd Simmons
Commander Harbison, USN Commander Harbison, USN   See fewer
Candace Lee
Ngana - Emile's Child Ngana - Emile's Child   See fewer
Warren Hsieh
Jerome - Emile's Child Jerome - Emile's Child   See fewer
Tom Laughlin
Lt. Buzz Adams Lt. Buzz Adams   See fewer
Giorgio Tozzi
Emile De Becque (singing voice) Emile De Becque (singing voice)   See fewer
Archie Savage
Chief - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer / Ceremonial Dance Chief Chief - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer / Ceremonial Dance Chief   See fewer
Francis Kahele
Henry - Emile's Servant Henry - Emile's Servant   See fewer
Robert Jacobs
1st Communications Man 1st Communications Man   See fewer
John Gabriel
2nd Communications Man 2nd Communications Man   See fewer
Richard Harrison
Co-Pilot Co-Pilot   See fewer
Ron Ely
Navigator (as Ronald Ely) Navigator (as Ronald Ely)   See fewer
Steve Wiland
Seabee Dancer Seabee Dancer   See fewer
Richard H. Cutting
Admiral Kester (as Richard Cutting) Admiral Kester (as Richard Cutting)   See fewer
Joe Bailey
U.S. Commander U.S. Commander   See fewer
Buck Class
Fighter Pilot Fighter Pilot   See fewer
Richard Kiser
Fighter Pilot Fighter Pilot   See fewer
Robert Hover
Pilot in Hospital (as Linc Foster) Pilot in Hospital (as Linc Foster)   See fewer
Doug McClure
Pilot in Hospital Pilot in Hospital   See fewer
Stephen Ferry
Pilot in Hospital Pilot in Hospital   See fewer
Joan Baker
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Diane Reid
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Phyllis Butcher
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Dian Goodman
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Diane DuBois
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Anna James
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Karen Gallant
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Joyce Kramer
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Barbara Cole
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Mary Bishop
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
May Fewell
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Beverly Johnson
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Jane Lucas
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Janet Hanrahan
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Helen Partridge
Nurse at Nurses' Beach (as Helen Patridge) Nurse at Nurses' Beach (as Helen Patridge)   See fewer
Barbara Nesser
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Marlene Lizzio
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Muffett Webb
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Mary Jo Flanders
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Debbie Wilcox
Nurse at Nurses' Beach Nurse at Nurses' Beach   See fewer
Faye Antaky
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Donna Pouget
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Dorothy Abbott
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Pat Volasko
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Jan Haller
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Beverly Aadland
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show (as Beverly Adland) Nurse in Thanksgiving Show (as Beverly Adland)   See fewer
Bonnie Lene
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Jonni Paris
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show (as Jonnie Paris) Nurse in Thanksgiving Show (as Jonnie Paris)   See fewer
Diane Myles
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Barbara Donaldson
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Ila McAvoy
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Joanne Jones
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Larri Thomas
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show (as Lorri Thomas) Nurse in Thanksgiving Show (as Lorri Thomas)   See fewer
Darlene Engle
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Kay Tapscott
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Evelyn Ford
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Betty Bunch
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show Nurse in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Susan Logan
Nurse in Thanksgiving Show (as Sue Logan) Nurse in Thanksgiving Show (as Sue Logan)   See fewer
Dan Wallace
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Karl Heyer
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
James De Closs
Sailor / Seabee (as Jim DeCloss) Sailor / Seabee (as Jim DeCloss)   See fewer
Mike Vincent
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
James Stacy
Sailor / Seabee (as Jim Stacy) Sailor / Seabee (as Jim Stacy)   See fewer
Donald Mundell
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Alvin Arnold
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Mark Pinkston
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Gene Bergman
Sailor / Seabee (as Gene Bergmann) Sailor / Seabee (as Gene Bergmann)   See fewer
Velton Parker
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
John Chasey
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Lee Thomas
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Carl Esser
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Joseph Schlichter
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Jim Ganley
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Richard Smith
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Murray Gaby
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Robert Nelson
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
William Glisson
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Hadley Gray
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
George Hooper
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
John Caler
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Charles Joyner
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Morris Harmell
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Donald Lane
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Donald Nobles
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Tom Moore
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Mike Salamunovich
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Tom Logan
Sailor / Seabee Sailor / Seabee   See fewer
Durwood Bloomgren
Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Charles Lunard
Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Tex Brodus
Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Joe Paz
Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Bob Calder
Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Eddie Searles
Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show (as Ed Searles) Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show (as Ed Searles)   See fewer
Roy Damron
Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Clark Lee
Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show Marine / Sailor in Thanksgiving Show   See fewer
Galvan De Leon
Sub Chief - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer (as Galvan DeLeon) Sub Chief - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer (as Galvan DeLeon)   See fewer
Bob Destine
Whip Man - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Whip Man - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
Sidney Hurston
Birdman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Birdman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
Leroy Hamilton
Birdman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Birdman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
James Truitt
Ashman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Ashman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
Clyde Webb
Ashman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Ashman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
Stephen Papich
Ashman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer (as Steve Pappich) Ashman - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer (as Steve Pappich)   See fewer
Victor Upshaw
Firetender - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Firetender - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
Nat Bush
Firetender - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Firetender - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
Garland Thompson
Firetender - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Firetender - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
Ralph Weaver
Firetender - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer Firetender - Boar's Tooth Ceremonial Dancer   See fewer
Alex Young
Barua Barua   See fewer
Ray Mendez
Barua Barua   See fewer
Maaka Nua
Barua Barua   See fewer
Tonu Nua
Barua Barua   See fewer
Selu Nua
Barua Barua   See fewer
Niki Nua
Barua Barua   See fewer
Kirk Boone
Blue Boy Blue Boy   See fewer
Walt Davis
Blue Boy (as Walter Davis) Blue Boy (as Walter Davis)   See fewer
Wesley Gale
Blue Boy Blue Boy   See fewer
Don Marshall
Blue Boy Blue Boy   See fewer
Clarence Landry
Blue Boy Blue Boy   See fewer
David Walker
Blue Boy Blue Boy   See fewer
Andrew Isaacs
Blue Boy Blue Boy   See fewer
Hal Walker
Blue Boy (as Harold Walker) Blue Boy (as Harold Walker)   See fewer
Walter Smith
Blue Boy Blue Boy   See fewer
Charles Mohr
Blue Boy Blue Boy   See fewer
George Davis
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Santiago Mos
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Kenneth Walker
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Gregory Christmas
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Bill Ornelles
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Gary Christmas
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Freddie Baker
Drummer / Musician (as Freddy Baker) Drummer / Musician (as Freddy Baker)   See fewer
Gene Fontaine
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
James Green
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Charles R. Rogers
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Don Martin
Drummer / Musician Drummer / Musician   See fewer
Anita Louise Dano
Polynesian Woman (as Anita Dano) Polynesian Woman (as Anita Dano)   See fewer
Anne Darris
Polynesian Woman (as Ann Darris) Polynesian Woman (as Ann Darris)   See fewer
Yvonne De Lavallade
Polynesian Woman Polynesian Woman   See fewer
Joan Fontaine
Polynesian Woman Polynesian Woman   See fewer
Lenmana Guerin
Polynesian Woman (as Lemmana Guerin) Polynesian Woman (as Lemmana Guerin)   See fewer
Paulette Easley
Polynesian Woman Polynesian Woman   See fewer
Tela Mansfield
Polynesian Woman (as Telu Mansfield) Polynesian Woman (as Telu Mansfield)   See fewer
Claire Alcantara
Polynesian Woman Polynesian Woman   See fewer
Vicki Orozco
Polynesian Woman Polynesian Woman   See fewer
Missaye Meyer
Polynesian Woman (as Misaye Meyer) Polynesian Woman (as Misaye Meyer)   See fewer
Bobbi Coté
Polynesian Woman Polynesian Woman   See fewer
Mimi Dillard
Polynesian Woman Polynesian Woman   See fewer
Harriette Young
Polynesian Woman (as Harriet Young) Polynesian Woman (as Harriet Young)   See fewer
Monica Meyer
Girl running on beach Girl running on beach   See fewer
John Coldren
Marine in Attack Briefing (uncredited) Marine in Attack Briefing (uncredited)   See fewer
Hazel Daniels
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Peggy Dave
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Ed Fury
Sailor / Seabee (uncredited) Sailor / Seabee (uncredited)   See fewer
Marie Greene
Ngana (singing voice) (uncredited) Ngana (singing voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Kathryn Johnson
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Martinique Landois
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Lee
Lieutenant Joseph Cable, USMC (singing voice) (uncredited) Lieutenant Joseph Cable, USMC (singing voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeanna Limyou
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Harrigan Logan
French Schoolgirl (uncredited) French Schoolgirl (uncredited)   See fewer
Dorothy Michener
Missionary (uncredited) Missionary (uncredited)   See fewer
James A. Michener
Missionary (uncredited) Missionary (uncredited)   See fewer
Thelma Oliver
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean Pace
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Thurl Ravenscroft
Stewpot (singing voice) (uncredited) Stewpot (singing voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Frieda Rentie
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Hazel Rogers
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Muriel Smith
Bloody Mary (singing voice) (uncredited) Bloody Mary (singing voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank D. Strong
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeannie Thompson
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Ercelle Tisby
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Cesar Ugarte
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
Boots Wade
Negro Woman (uncredited) Negro Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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