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- A good movie; see it.

dir. John Huston at 20th Century-Fox
with Robert Mitchum (as Marine Corporal Allison) and Deborah Kerr (as Sister Angela)

A nun and a marine are marooned on a Pacific island during World War II, and what results is a wonderful romantic comedy. While the scenario might lead one to suspect rather predictable buffoonery, a look at the stars will tell you thatís not likely. Mitchum and Kerr arenít slapstickers and the comedy of this film is well written and pleasantly subtle. You wonít be rolling in the aisles, but rather, smiling throughout with an occasional burst of laughter during one of the filmís many unpredictable moments. The performances of both actors are right on throughout the picture and the pace is well moderated by Huston who co-wrote the film. Good dialogue, story and acting make this film one to see.

Reviewed: December 24, 1999

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