South Sea Rose
Also known as La perla di Hawaii in Italy
B&W : Seven reels / 69 minutes
Directed by Allan Dwan
Cast: Lenore Ulric [Rosalie Durnay], Charles Bickford [Captain Briggs], Kenneth MacKenna [Doctor Tom Winston], J. Farrell MacDonald [Hackett], Elizabeth Patterson [Sarah], Tom Patricola [Willie Gump], Ilka Chase [the maid], George MacFarlane [the tavern keeper], Ben Hall [the cabin boy], Daphne Pollard [Mrs. Nott], Roscoe Ates [the ship’s cook], Charlotte Walker [the mother superior], Emile Chautard [Rosalie’s uncle]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Produced by Allan Dwan. Screenplay by Sonya Levien, with dialogue by Elliott Lester, from the play La Gringa by Tom Cushing. Set design by William Darling (William S. Darling). Costume design by Sophie Wachner. Assistant director, William Tummel. Cinematography by Harold Rosson. Sound recording by Willard W. Starr. Edited by Harold Schuster (Harold D. Schuster). Music by Arthur Kay, Peter Brunelli and Glen Knight. / Released 8 December 1929. / Movietone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format. Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system. / The film was released in Finland on 3 August 1931. / Full-sound film.
Comedy-Drama: South Seas.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 24 November 2010.
References: Vermilye-Twenties p. 82 : Website-IMDb.