Bird of Paradise

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Bird of Paradise

exotic island volcano polynesian

Bird of Paradise

Release Date: March 14, 1951

Year    :   1951
Slogan    :   «All you will ever know of love, beauty and rare adventure!»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox
Director    :   Delmer Daves
Producers    :   Delmer Daves, Harmon Jones
Writers    :   Delmer Daves, Richard Walton Tully
RunTime    :   100 mins.

Andre Laurence accompanies his college roommate, Tenga, back to Tenga's Polynesian island home. There, Andre, assumes the native life and, after many trials with the native customs and their suspicions, marries his friend's sister, Kalua. Their marriage is barren of children. A final blow to Andre comes with the eruption of a volcano and island's holy man, The Kahuna, decides that the volcano can only be appeased with the sacrifice of Tenga.




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