The Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon (1949)

Henry Devere Stacpoole's lyrical novel The Blue Lagoon was rather chastely filmed in 1921. The 1949 remake is a tad more explicit, though it's hardly as racy as the 1980 Brooke Shields version. Two British children, Emmeline (Susan… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 1, 1949
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Shane Burridge

The innocent approach to 1949's LAGOON works better when viewed as an alternative or balance to the less restricted remake.

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jay nixon
Sweet tempered take on the material with much better acting than the more recent remake. Jean Simmons is so very young and beautiful.