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Black Cargo of the South Seas

Title
Black Cargo of the South Seas
Repository
National Film and Sound Archive
Reference
1822
Date Range
1928
Description

Feature Film (silent). A Pacific Island romance about a young adventurer, Stephen Conn, and his love for Luya. -- General notes: This is the US release title of the Australian film, 'The Adorable Outcast' (see related title), which has survived with substantially more scenes -- Shot on location in the Fiji Islands with interiors at Australasian's Bondi studios in Sydney, the film had many native extras and three American players (Burns, Roberts and Long) -- Locations show authentic native villages, sailing craft, and a spectacular longhouse built on an atoll -- Originally 7300 feet, surviving 6300 feet (35mm, 93 mins @ 18fps). Access copies: 35mm, 16mm

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  • The Adorable Outcast, 1927, 125; National Film and Sound Archive. Details

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