Return to Paradise (1953) - Rotten Tomatoes

Return to Paradise (1953)

Return to Paradise





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Gary Cooper stars as an island drifter who falls in love with a lovely Polynesian girl (Roberta Haynes) and defies a dominating bible-toting preacher who's out to dominate all island life. With Cooper as an example, the natives gain courage and are able to overcome the rule of the despot orator.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Charles Kaufman, Charles S. Kaufman
On DVD: Nov 1, 1993
United Artists


Gary Cooper
as Mr. Morgan
Barry Jones
as Pastor Corbett
John Hudson
as Captain Harry Faber
as Rori age 9
Hans Joachim Kruse
as Rori Age 21
as Kim Ling
Ezra Williams
as Interpreter
as Maeva's Aunt
Webb Overlander
as Will Talbot
Frances Gow
as Mrs. Talbot
Brian McEwen
as Hank Elliott
Kathleen Newick
as Mrs. Elliott
Aft Kalapu
as Tomare
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Fascinating how paradise is always an island where people learn the simple things and work harder than they have ever worked, for no pay.

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