South Seas (genre)

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The South Seas genre is a genre of literature, film, or entertainment (such as Tiki culture) that is set in Oceania.[1]

Though many Hollywood films were produced on studio backlots or Santa Catalina Island, the first feature non documentary film made on a Tahiti location was Lost and Found on a South Sea Island.

Elements of the genre may include:

Noted authors of the genre, and key works, include


  1. P. 544 Lal, Brij V. & Fortune, Kate The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia 2000 University of Hawaii Press

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