Green Dolphin Street (1947) - (Movie Clip) I Think I'll Be A Smuggler!
The dazzling Patourel sisters (Lana Turner as Marianne, Donna Reed as Marguerite), on the fictional Channel Island of St. Pierre in the 1840s, are observed by Van Heflin (as Timothy Haslam, with Ramsey Ames), then picnic with their handsome unorthodox new neighbor William (Richard Hart), early in MGMs disaster-melodrama Green Dolphin Street, 1947.
Green Dolphin Street - (Original Trailer)
In 19th-century New Zealand, two sisters compete for the same man in Green Dolphin Street (1947), a romantic drama set against a backdrop of political unrest and natural disaster. It stars Lana Turner, Donna Reed and Van Heflin.
Green Dolphin Street (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Big Sea
A big earthquake from MGM special effects wizards A. Arnold Gillespie and Warren Newcombe has already begun in what by now must be 1850-something New Zealand, Van Heflin is rescuing Lana Turner while Richard Hart, her husband on a nearby riverboat, is slow to recognize what the natives sense, in Green Dolphin Street, 1947.
Green Dolphin Street (1947) -- (Movie Clip) It Must Be St. Peter
Donna Reed as 1840-something Channel Islander Marguerite is distraught over the (Spoiler!) consecutive deaths of her parents, wakened by the waves at the foot of the cliff-side convent, chooses to approach (though its not strictly necessary) through the old smugglers cave, thus a dramatic sequence for the MGM special effects team, in Green Dolphin Street, 1947.
Green Dolphin Street (1947) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Bold And Scheming
Introduction of the sisters Patourel, on a fictional Channel Island ca. 1840, Donna Reed as Marguerite with their mom (Gladys Cooper), and Lana Turner as self-assured (and brunette!) Marianne with papa (Edmund Gwenn), noticing the arrival of a hunky new neighbor (Richard Hart), not knowing yet that his father was her mothers major first love, early in MGMs Green Dolphin Street, 1947.
Green Dolphin Street (1947) -- (Movie Clip) The Tide May Not Wait
None of the principals appear here (except Donna Reed and Lana Turner, as the sisters Patourel, in a portrait) but MGMs intentions are declared, Dame May Whitty oversees the convent on the fictional Channel Island of St. Pierre, a boffo SF/X backdrop and a visit to Gladys Cooper as the mom, in the 1947 disaster melodrama Green Dolphin Street.