Boy On A Dolphin (1957) (DVD)
Sopia Loren and Alan Ladd star in a sun-soaked romantic adventure set in Greece from Twentieth Century Fox.
Phaedra (Sophia Loren in her first Hollywood screen role) is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra.
While deep diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin. Anthropologist Jim Calder (Alan Ladd), working in Greece to restore national treasures, wants the artefact but cant pay for it, so asks Phaedra to donate it to his museum.
Meanwhile, Phaedra's lazy boyfriend has grasped the opportunity to sell the treasure to an unscrupulous art collector (Clifton Webb), who not only takes a shine to Phaedra, but intends to smuggle the sculpture out of the country.
What the Press Said:
"Fine, unusual, exotic and beautiful." -New York Times
"Will forever be remembered for one thing: Sophia Loren, aged 23, rising from the waters of the Mediterranean, her mustard yellow shirt soaked and clinging to her beauty queen figure. This was her Hollywood debut and, boy, was it eye-catching." --New York Times
Running Time: 105 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 12/05/2014
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