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On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who’s being courted for a dangerous military mission.
1959 | Winner: Best Sound
1959 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography, Color
1959 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)
1959 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Musical
An extra mark for the songs which feature some pretty filthy X-rated lyrics like "I'm gonna wash that man right out of my hair". Ew! Too much information, baby!
Tedious and elephantine as any musical I can remember. The glorious TODD-AO photography would carry you through, but color filters are often used to make sure you are bored to distraction.
Color filter in every single song, just, no.