Albert Lewin’s lushly romantic Technicolor visualisation of the often-told legend of the sea. A glamorous Ava Gardner is Pandora, who falls hard for the charismatic James Mason as Hendrik, a 17th-century seaman eternally condemned to sail the oceans.
Ava Gardner, James Mason, Nigel Patrick
From Here to Eternity
Powerful drama exploring the passions and violence of a group of squaddies stationed at Pearl Harbour just before World War II. Based on the novel by James Jones.
Frank Sinatra won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his work on this film.