Virgin Island (1959 film)

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Our Virgin Island
Virgin Island
Our Virgin Island 1959 poster.jpg
1959 theatrical poster
Directed by Pat Jackson
Produced by Leon Close
Written by Ring Lardner Jr.
Starring John Cassavetes
Virginia Maskell
Sidney Poitier
Music by Clifton Parker
Cinematography Freddie Francis
Edited by Gordon Pilkinton
Release dates
  • 1959 (1959)
Running time
94 minutes[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Virgin Island is a 1959 British drama film directed by Pat Jackson and starring John Cassavetes, Virginia Maskell and Sidney Poitier.[2] It is an adaptation of the novel Our Virgin Island by Robb White and was filmed on the British Virgin Islands.


A British woman marries an American writer in spite of her family's disapproval and goes to live with him on a tropical island.



  1. ^ Film Review 1959-60, p.98
  2. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | VIRGIN ISLAND (1958)". 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2013-10-14. 

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