• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002535

Black Cargo of the South Seas

  • Repository National Film and Sound Archive
  • Reference 1822
  • Date Range 1928 - 1928
  • Description

    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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