Donovan’s Reef by John Wayne

bookshelves: film-only, autumn-2014, published-1989

Read on September 29, 2014

Description: ‘Guns’ Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and ‘Boats’ Gilhooley, until Dedham’s high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.

John Wayne as Michael Patrick “Guns” Donovan
Elizabeth Allen as Amelia Dedham
Jacqueline Malouf as Lelani Dedham, Dr. Dedham’s second daughter, hereditary ruler of the island
Lee Marvin as Thomas Aloysius “Boats” Gilhooley
Jack Warden as Dr. William Dedham
Cesar Romero as Marquis Andre de Lage, the French governor of the island
Dorothy Lamour as Miss Lafleur, Gilhooley’s sometime girlfriend
Cherylene Lee as Sally Dedham, Dr. Dedham’s younger daughter
Jeffrey Byron as Luke Dedham, the doctor’s son and youngest child
Marcel Dalio as Father Cluzeot
Mike Mazurki as the Police Constable

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