Song of the Islands

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Song of the Islands ★★ ½ 1942

Landing families in Hawaii feud over a beach, while the son of one (Mature) and the daughter of the other (Grable) fall in love. Plenty of songs, and dancing to display Grable's legs. Of course happiness and concord reign at the end. Songs include “O'Brien Has Gone Hawaiian,” “Sing Me a Song of the Islands,” and “What's Buzzin', Cousin?” 75m/C VHS . Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie, Thomas Mitchell, Billy Gilbert; D: Walter Lang.