Tiara Tahiti

Overview

In his first effort at directing a feature-length film, William Ted Kotcheff, best-known for movies like The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, does an excellent job in making this drama effective. He is helped in no small part by James Mason as Brett Aimsley, a sophisticated, at-ease former junior partner in a brokerage firm, and John Mills as Lt. Col. Clifford Southey, a former clerk in that same company. During the war, the lieutenant carries his sense of inferiority from his peacetime job as a clerk with him. ...
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Overview

In his first effort at directing a feature-length film, William Ted Kotcheff, best-known for movies like The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, does an excellent job in making this drama effective. He is helped in no small part by James Mason as Brett Aimsley, a sophisticated, at-ease former junior partner in a brokerage firm, and John Mills as Lt. Col. Clifford Southey, a former clerk in that same company. During the war, the lieutenant carries his sense of inferiority from his peacetime job as a clerk with him. So when he has a chance to nail Brett a junior officer now for trying to bring some censored goods back into London, he takes the chance and Brett is drummed out of service. Brett heads for Tahiti and a pretty good life in the sun, until Clifford shows up on the island with big plans to build a hotel -- bringing with him the same defensive attitude.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/5/2011
  • UPC: 089859865329
  • Original Release: 1962
  • Rating:

  • Source: Vci Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Enhanced
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:41:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 58,020

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Mason Capt. Brett Almsley
John Mills Lt. Col. Clifford Southey
Claude Dauphin Henri Farengue
Herbert Lom Chong Sing
Rosenda Monteros Belle Annie
Jacques Marin Marcel Desmoulins
Peter Barkworth Lt. David Harper
Gary Cockrell Joey
Roy Kinnear Capt. Tom Enderby
Libby Morris Adele Franklin
Madge Ryan Millie Brooks
Technical Credits
Ted Kotcheff Director
William Kotcheff Director
Yvonne Caffin Costumes/Costume Designer
Geoffrey Cotterell Screenwriter
Ivan Foxwell Producer, Screenwriter
Ernest Gasser Makeup
Antony Gibbs Editor
Philip Green Score Composer, Songwriter
Otto Heller Cinematographer
Norman Newell Songwriter
Mordecai Richler Screenwriter
Earl St. John Executive Producer
Arthur Taksen Set Decoration/Design
Alexander Vetchinsky Art Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Tiara Tahiti
1. Intro [6:30]
2. War Substantive Captain [8:24]
3. Poker [8:43]
4. Paradise [6:30]
5. White Men [8:24]
6. Negative Relationship [5:58]
7. My Colonel [6:28]
8. Connoisseur [5:30]
9. Une Belle Plage [4:57]
10. Forever in My Debt [12:24]
11. Police [13:39]
12. New Shirts [9:29]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Tiara Tahiti
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   Scenes
   Audio
      Mono
      5.1 Enhanced
   Trailer
   Bikini
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