Cinema: Also Showing

Typhoon (Paramount) illustrates in garish Technicolor the peril to a besotted beachcomber (Robert Preston) of stranding on a Polynesian isle with an uninhibited child of nature (Dorothy Lamour).

She reforms him. In four days, with the help of coconut milk and Koko (her trained chimpanzee), Miss Lamour has Mr. Preston totally abstaining in a brightly flowered breechclout. In addition, Typhoon provides a submarine full of mutineers which dives with open hatches, a yacht load of visiting Polynesian pirates, a raging jungle fire that is quenched by a super-colossal tidal wave.

21 Days Together (Columbia)...

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