Song of the Islands (1942)

Song of the Islands


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One of the shortest and sweetest of Betty Grable's Technicolor musicals, Song of the Islands casts the Leggy One as Eileen, the daughter of Hawaii-based Irish planter Dennis O'Brien (Thomas Mitchell). For many years, O'Brien has been carrying on a feud with local cattle baron Harper (George Barbier), who covets a patch of beach land that O'Brien owns but won't relinquish. It so happens that Barbier has a handsome son named Jeff (Victor Mature), who upon returning to Hawaii from the Mainland … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts , Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Joseph Schrank , Robert Pirosh , Robert Ellis , Helen Logan
In Theaters:
20th Century Fox


as Eileen O'Brien

as Jefferson Harper

as Rusty Smith

as Dennis O'Brien

as Jefferson Harper Sr.

as Palola's father

as Palola's cousin

as John Rodney

as Specialty

as House Boy

as Native Boy

as Native Boy

as Old Native
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | August 8, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
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