The Blue Lagoon

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| Film | | Colour
Stars: Jean Simmons, Donald Houston, Susan Stranks

A shipwrecked boy and girl grow up on a desert island, ward off smugglers, have a baby, and eventually sail away in search of civilization

Fire breaks out aboard an Edwardian liner destined for the South Pacific. Two young children and a member of the ship’s crew frantically escape in a lifeboat. Shipwrecked on a desert island, the older Paddy tries to teach the children what he knows, but falls to his death leaving the children alone to grow up in paradise. Ten years later, the now adult Michael and Emmeline find their naive and tranquil world shattered by the arrival of smugglers...

Cast (15)

Jean Simmons, British actress, wears a lacy top and a pearl necklace as she poses for a 1950s publicity photo
Emmeline Foster
British actor Donald Houston wears a jacket and tie
Michael Reynolds
Susan Stranks
Emmeline, as child
Peter Rudolph Jones
Michael, as child
Noel Purcell
Paddy Button
James Hayter
Doctor Murdoch
Cyril Cusack
James Carter
Nora Nicholson
Mrs Stannard
Maurice Denham
Ship Captain
Philip Stainton
Mr Ansty
Patrick Barr
Second Mate
Lyn Evans
Trotter
Russell Waters
Craggs
John Boxer
Nick Corbett
Bill Raymond
Marsden
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Production Information

1949, Frank Launder (Director)
 

Pictures (18)

Australian lobby card from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)
Donald Houston (as Michael Reynolds) and Jean Simmons (as Emmeline Foster) in a screenshot from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (2)
Spanish poster for The Blue Lagoon (1949) (2)
Jean Simmons (as Emmeline Foster) in a photograph from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (6)
Jean Simmons (as Emmeline Foster) and Donald Houston (as Michael Reynolds) in a photograph from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (5)
Donald Houston (as Michael Reynolds) and Jean Simmons (as Emmeline Foster) in a photograph from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (4)
Lobby card from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)
French poster for The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)
Danish poster for The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)
Jean Simmons and Donald Houston aboard the boat Royal Flight
Jean Simmons (as Emmeline Foster) in a photograph from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (2)
Yugoslav poster for The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)
Poster for The Blue Lagoon (1949) (3)
Jean Simmons (as Emmeline Foster) in a photograph from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)
Spanish poster for The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)
Poster for The Blue Lagoon (1949) (2)
Poster for The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)
Screenshot from The Blue Lagoon (1949) (1)

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