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Heaven knows, Mr. Allison [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox ; director, John Huston ; producers, Buddy Adler and Eugene Frenke ; written by John Huston and John Lee Mahin.

Huston, John, 1906-1987 (film director,, screenwriter.). Adler, Buddy, 1906-1960 (film producer.). Frenke, Eugen, (film producer.). Mahin, John Lee, 1902-1984 (screenwriter.). Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007 (actor.). Mitchum, Robert, (actor.). Morris, Oswald, 1915-2014 (director of photography.). Auric, Georges, 1899-1983 (composer.). Lloyd, Russell, 1916-2008 (film editor.). Shaw, Charles, 1900-1955 Based on (work): Heaven knows Mr. Allison. (Added Author). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, (production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (film distributor.). Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) (Added Author). Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr. (Cast).

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Summary:

During World War II, a Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are marooned on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The Marine does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. She is equally fond of him but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive until help arrives.
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen edition.
  • Distributor: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Anamorphic widescreen; 2.35:1.
Based on the novel by Charles Shaw.
Originally released theatrically in 1957.
Special features: four Movietone news segments entitled Tarawa: Marines' toughest battle, King and Nimitz view scenes of Saipan victory, Japs raid Saipan, and Photoplay magazine awards!; theatrical trailer for Heaven knows, Mr. Allison; Fox War classics (trailers for five films: 13 Rue Madeleine, The Blue Max, The Desert Fox, The enemy below, and Sink the Bismark!).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; music, Georges Auric ; editor, Russell Lloyd.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Filmed in Trinidad and Tobago.
Summary, etc.:
During World War II, a Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are marooned on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The Marine does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. She is equally fond of him but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive until help arrives.
Language Note:
In English, French and Spanish with English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Pacific Area > Drama.
Marines > Pacific Area > Drama.
Nuns > Pacific Area > Drama.
Survival > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Honor > Drama.
Genre: Romantic plays.
War films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings.
Motion pictures.
Drama.

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