Monday, October 11, 2010
The film begins when Marine lieutenant Joseph Cable, is sent on a mission to set up camp in Japanese territory, along the coast, in order to keep track of enemy. Meanwhile, Sailor Luther Billis, is trying to sell grass skirts to Bloody Mary, the island trader. Billis does not like the fact that the island of Balai Ha'i, is off limits to his enlisted men.
While, waiting for the war in the South Pacific, one of the nurses finds herself having to choose between love and prejudice.
Rodgers and Hammerstein have given us some truly wonderful music scores, and the movie South Pacific has many of them.