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Raw Wind in Eden (1958)

On a small Mediterranean island live Costanza, her father Urbano, and beachcomber Moore, whom she plans to marry. Into this Eden come two plane crash survivors, supermodel Laura and her ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Wilson

Writers:

Dan Lundberg (story), Elizabeth Wilson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Esther Williams ... Laura
Jeff Chandler ... Mark Moore / Scott Moorehouse
Rossana Podestà ... Costanza Varno
Carlos Thompson ... Wally Drucker
Rik Battaglia ... Gavino
Eduardo De Filippo ... Urbano Varno
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On a small Mediterranean island live Costanza, her father Urbano, and beachcomber Moore, whom she plans to marry. Into this Eden come two plane crash survivors, supermodel Laura and her playboy friend Wally. The shapely, worldly Laura becomes a bad influence, especially when triangles start to develop. But beyond this, little mysteries lead Laura and Wally to wonder what's going on and who Moore really is. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Here on this nameless island they were Male and Female... nothing else, until the raw wind of jealousy stripped their passions bare! See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 1958 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Sturm über Eden See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Urbano Varno: I have a remedy for what ails you. One raw sardine swallowed whole with goat's milk.
Laura: [with hangover] Iiiish! Thanks, I'll skip breakfast.
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Soundtracks

THE MAGIC TOUCH
Music by Jay Livingston
Lyrics by Ray Evans
Sung by Esther Williams (dubbed)
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I enjoyed this film and still do in reruns...
9 March 1999 | by Stormy1See all my reviews

This is one of the mostly male oriented "moody" adventure films that were so popular in the 1950's.. it has excellent casting in Jeff Chandler and Esther Williams, some say TOO good ... that this film was beneath their skill level and was nothing more than a simple showcase for them. However, I like the story (it HAS one) and the setting.. the location is as much a star as the actors ... It is well done. It is a basic story about basic, not perfect, people and this is the strength of the film.


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