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From Here to Eternity

1953

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Writer: Daniel Taradash
Cinematographer: Burnett Guffey
Editor: William Lyon
Production Designers: Cary Odell
Production Company: Columbia Pictures Corp.

Deborah Kerr was cast against type in FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953), playing the promiscuous wife of an Army base commander at Pearl Harbor just before the Japanese attack in 1941. The steamy scene in which Kerr and Burt Lancaster kiss on the beach—one of the most recognizable in film history—took three days to shoot…

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