|Directed by||Ralph Murphy|
|Screenplay by||Arthur Phillips|
|Story by||Seena Owen|
|Produced by||E.D. Leshin|
|Edited by||Arthur P. Schmidt|
|Music by||Roy Webb|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
Rainbow Island is a 1944 American musical comedy film directed by Ralph Murphy and written by Arthur Phillips and Walter DeLeon. The film stars Dorothy Lamour, Eddie Bracken, Gil Lamb, Barry Sullivan, Forrest Orr, Anne Revere and Reed Hadley. The film was released on September 5, 1944, by Paramount Pictures.
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- Dorothy Lamour as Lona
- Eddie Bracken as Toby Smith
- Gil Lamb as Pete Jenkins
- Barry Sullivan as Ken Masters
- Forrest Orr as Dr. Curtis
- Anne Revere as Queen Okalana
- Reed Hadley as High Priest Kahuna
- Marc Lawrence as Alcoa
- Adia Kuznetzoff as Executioner
- Olga San Juan as Miki
- Elena Verdugo as Moana
Dorothy Lamour was reluctant to play the lead. Paramount was going to use contract player Yvonne De Carlo instead but then Lamour changed her mind, and De Carlo was relegated to a bit player. "You might have seen Gil Lamb chasing me through the bushes in it", said De Carlo later.
- Rainbow Island at the TCM Movie Database
- Crowther, Bosley (1944-10-26). "Movie Review – Rainbow Island – 'Rainbow Island,' With Bracken and Lamour Opens at Criterion – 'Abroad With Yanks' at Globe". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-03-25.
- THOMAS M. PRYOR (Mar 25, 1945). "THE UNVEILING OF YVONNE (SALOME) DE CARLO: Herewith Some Early Film Entries in the Easter Week Sweepstakes". New York Times. p. X3.