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Based on the novel "Rain" by W. Somerset Maugham. Promiscuous tart Hayworth arrives on a Pacific island occupied by a unit of Marines and a sanctimonious preacher played by Ferrer While Hayworth parties with the Marines and becomes involved with Ray's Sgt. O'Hara, Ferrer moralizes and insists she return to the mainland to face moral charges. Quasi-musical with a scattering of dubbed songs by Hayworth includes a memorable erotic dance scene complete with tight dress and dripping sweat. Hayworth's strong performance carries the picture with Ferrer and Ray turning in cardboard versions of their Maugham characters. Originally filmed in 3-D.

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL:, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on Running time 91 minutes.

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Musical Drama, Pacific Islands, Oldest Profession, 3-D Flicks, Sex & Sexuality, Books to Film: W. Somerset Maugham, Clergymen
Rita Hayworth, Jose Ferrer, Aldo Ray, Charles Bronson
Curtis Bernhardt
Jerry Wald

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Miss Sadie Thompson
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The movie Miss Sadie Thompson was originally filmed in 3-D. The film came out in 1953 and has a running time of 91 minutes. This film was based on the novel “Rain” by W. Somerset Maugham. The movie was such a hit that it was nominated for an Oscar. Rita Hayworth stars as Sadie Thompson. The movie is about Sadie Thompson who is living on a Pacific island that just so happens to be where a unit of Marines are. The rest of the movie is about her and the marines stay.