Miss Sadie Thompson (1953) was a Drama - Musical Film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and produced by Jerry Wald.
Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Song||Music by Lester Lee; Lyrics by Ned Washington||Nominated|
Second looks: Rita Hayworth as ‘Miss Sadie Thompson’ (1953)By Lindsey on Feb 7, 2015 From The Motion Pictures
World War II is coming to an end. At a South Pacific military base, Sgt. Phil O’Hara (Aldo Ray) and his cohorts — all members of the U.S. Marines — are waiting to be discharged. While they wait, the men carry out a series of mundane tasks that are required of them during peacetime,... Read full article
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Sgt. O'Hara: Most of the island's restricted.
Sgt. O'Hara: There's enough sweat in the South Pacific to float a battleship.
Sadie: Funny how I'm always running out of cigarettes. Sometimes I don't even know I'm smoking. I guess when something becomes a habit you don't think what you're doing.
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The hotel that W. Somerset Maugham stayed at in American Samoa (the model for Trader Horn's) still stands, but for years has been a general store.
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