The Adorable Outcast
Also known as Black Cargoes of the South Seas in the USA
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Norman O. Dawn
Cast: Edith Roberts [Luya], Edmund Burns [Stephen Conn], Walter Long [Fursey], Jessica Harcourt [Deidre Rose], John Gavin [Carberry], Katherine Dawn [Elizabeth], Arthur McLaglen [Iron Devil], Arthur Tauchert [Mack], Fred Twitcham [Sir John Blackberry], Compton Coutts [Pooch], William O’Hanlon [pearler], Claude Turton [pearler], Charles Weatherby, Tom Dalton, Walter Hunt
Australasian Films production. / Scenario by Norman O. Dawn, from the novel Conn of the Coral Seas by Beatrice Grimshaw. Production manager, Frank Marden. Art direction by James Coleman. Cinematography by Arthur Higgins and William Trerise. Edited by Mona Donaldson. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was rereleased in the USA as Black Cargoes of the South Seas in 1929, with a soundtrack of synchronized music and sound effects. / Silent film.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost : Print exists [incomplete (two reels only)].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 28 April 2009.
References: Shirley-Australian pp. 93, 97, 110, 289 : Website-IMDb.