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The Blue Lagoon (20-Jun-1980)

Director: Randal Kleiser

Writer: Douglas Day Stewart

From novel: The Blue Lagoon: A Romance by Henry De Vere Stacpoole

Keywords: Romantic Drama, Coming of Age

A pair of young children, Richard and Emmeline, and a ship's cook Paddy are stranded on a remote tropical island in the early 1900s. Paddy teaches them some rudimentary survival skills but he soon passes away; as the children become older they fall in love, and Emmeline becomes pregnant. Displays a generous amount of fit teenage skin; Brooke Shields was only 14 when this was filmed. NÚstor Almendros received an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christopher Atkins
21-Feb-1961   The Blue Lagoon
William Daniels
31-Mar-1927   Voice of K.I.T.T. on Knight Rider
Leo McKern
16-Mar-1920 23-Jul-2002 Travelling North, Rumpole of the Bailey
Brooke Shields
31-May-1965   Suddenly Susan


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