The Proud and Profane Script

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Director:George Seaton
Written by:Lucy Herndon Crockett (Novel), George Seaton (Screenplay), George Seaton (Story)

Script Synopsis:In this romantic drama, beautiful Red Cross volunteer Lee Ashley (Deborah Kerr) arrives on the South Pacific island of New Caledonia to learn more about the circumstances surrounding the death of her husband, Howard, in the Battle of Guadalcanal. There, Ashley falls for the gruff, seductive Marine Lt. Col. Colin Buck (William Holden), but struggle and tragedy follow when the widow learns about the reality of Buck's life back home.