Miss Sadie Thompson
Miss Sadie Thompson is a 1953 3-D American drama musical romance film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and starring Rita Hayworth, Aldo Ray and José Ferrer, and was released by Columbia Pictures. The film is based on W. Somerset Maugham's 1921 short story "Miss Thompson" (later retitled "Rain"). Other film versions include Sadie Thompson (1928) starring Gloria Swanson, Rain (1932) starring Joan Crawford, and Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A., a 1946 race film.
A bar girl from Hawaii, a religious zealot and a love-struck Marine struggle with sin and salvation just after World War II while Sadie Thompson kicks out several songs, including the Oscar-nominated "Blue Pacific Blues". The film is set in Samoa.
|author||Harry Kleiner William Somerset Maugham|
|keywords||academy award bar girl oscar world war ii|
|productionCompany||The Beckworth Corporation|
|theme||3d musical race|