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Miss Sadie Thompson


Set in New Caledonia (though filmed in Hawaii), Miss Sadie Thompson is a heavily laundered adaptation of [[Performer~P184385~Somerset Maugham~wsomersetmaugham]]'s [[Feature~V143306~Rain~barsaat]], with [[Performer~P31340~Rita Hayworth~ritahayworth]] in the title role and [[Performer~P89648~José Ferrer~joséferrer]] as the pious Alfred Davidson. To satisfy the censors, Sadie is no longer a whore but a nightclub entertainer "with a past," while Davidson is not a minister but a lay preacher. The end result...more