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Three Came Home (1950) was a War - Drama Film directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Nunnally Johnson.

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Claudette Colbert is a prisoner of war in “Three Came Home”

By Stephen Reginald on Apr 16, 2021 From Classic Movie Man

Claudette Colbert is a prisoner of war in “Three Came Home” Three Came Home (1950) is an American film about prisoners of war under the Japanese in North Borneo (now Sabah) and Sarawak during World War II. The film was directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Claudette Colbert, Patri... Read full article


Three Came Home (1950)

By Beatrice on Jun 30, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Three Came Home Directed by Jean Negulesco Written by Nunnally Johnson from a book by Agnes Newton Keith 1950/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon?Prime Claudette Colbert is always great as this type of woman surviving against enormous odds. Harry Keith (Patrick Knowl... Read full article


Special Screening of “Three Came Home” at Facets in March, 2012

By Stephen Reginald on Jan 20, 2012 From Classic Movie Man

Special Screening of “Three Came Home” at Facets in March, 2012 There will be a special midnight screening of Three Came Home, a true story based on the memoirs of Agnes Newton Keith, at Facets Film School in March. The exact date has not been set, so stay tuned. Claudette Colber... Read full article


Special Screening of “Three Came Home” at Facets in March, 2012

By Stephen Reginald on Jan 20, 2012 From Classic Movie Man

Special Screening of “Three Came Home” at Facets in March, 2012 There will be a special midnight screening of Three Came Home, a true story based on the memoirs of Agnes Newton Keith, at Facets Film School in March. The exact date has not been set, so stay tuned. Claudette Colber... Read full article


True Story: Three Came Home (1950).

By Dawn on Dec 10, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Three Came Home(1950,) is a wartime film based on the memoirs of the same name by writer Agnes Newton Keith. Produced by Nunnally Johnson, directed by Jean Negulesco. The New York Times reviewer said, "It will shock you, disturb you, tear your heart out. But it will fill you fully with a great respe... Read full article


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Japanese silent film star Sessue Hayakawa plays the partially-sympathetic character of the cruel Japanese camp commandant Colonel Suga in this movie. It was not common at the time of this movie to see a sympathetic portrayal of an American enemy in a movie about the Second World War.
Kim Spalding and Kermit Whitfield were announced as being in this movie in the film trade press but apparently their short scene together was cut before the film was released. They had portrayed US Navy officers who encourage Harry and Agnes Newton Keith to desert Sandakan. Apparently though, Whitfield still appears in the film uncredited as Commander Pritchard.
'The Los Angeles Times' in October 1948 announced that Olivia de Havilland would be playing Agnes Newton Keith in this movie but the lead part eventually went to Claudette Colbert.
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