About

During World War II, South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow!

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Directed by

Ralph Nelson

Written by

Peter Stone (Writer)
Frank Tarloff (Writer)
S.H. Barnett (Storyboard)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

island airplane south seas coast watcher

Photos

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar nomination for Best Sound

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing