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Aloma of the South Seas
(1926) American
B&W : Nine reels / 8514 feet
Directed by Maurice Tourneur

Cast: Gilda Gray [Aloma], Percy Marmont [Bob Holden], Warner Baxter [Nuitane], William Powell [Van Templeton], Harry T. Morey [‘Red’ Malloy], Julianne Johnston [Sylvia], Joseph W. Smiley [Andrew Taylor], Frank Montgomery [Hongi], Madame Burani (Michelette Burani) [Hina], Ernestine Gaines [Taula], Aurelio Coccia [a sailor]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by James Creelman, from the play Aloma of the South Seas by John Hymer and LeRoy Clemens. Production supervised by E. Lloyd Sheldon. Art direction by Charles M. Kirk. Cinematography by Harry Fischbeck. Supervising editor, E. Lloyd Sheldon. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / © 3 August 1926 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP23004]. Premiered 16 May 1926 in New York, New York. Released 2 August 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was partially shot in Puerto Rico. Powell’s 16th film.

Drama.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: USA: Hawaii

Listing updated: 23 January 2015.

References: Quirk-Powell pp. 19, 61-63; Weaver-Twenty p. 151 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.

 
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