Paradise Isle

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Paradise Isle
Movita in Paradise Isle (1937) 1.jpg
Movita in film
Directed by Arthur Greville Collins
Produced by Dorothy Davenport
Written by Allan Vaughan Elston (story "The Belled Palm")
Marion Orth (adaptation and screenplay)
Starring See below
Music by Sam Koki
Napoleon Andrew Tuiteleleapaga
Cinematography Gilbert Warrenton
Edited by Russell F. Schoengarth
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release dates
  • July 21, 1937 (1937-07-21)
Running time
73 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Paradise Isle is a 1937 American film directed by Arthur Greville Collins with sequences shot in American Samoa. The film was produced by Dorothy Davenport under the name "Dorothy Reid" and was released by Monogram Pictures. The film stars Mexican actress Movita Castaneda continuing her persona of a South Seas Island girl that began with Mutiny on the Bounty (1935).

Plot summary

Kennedy is a shipwrecked blind artist who is washed ashore on an island enroute to meeting an eminent eye surgeon in Suva who is the only chance to restore his sight. He is nursed back to health by Ida, an island girl. When Kennedy is distraught that he cannot pay for the operation due to his money being lost when his ship went down, Ida obtains a valuable black pearl that sets scheming in motion on the island paradise.




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