South Sea Rose (1929)

69 mins | Romance | 8 December 1929

Director:

Allan Dwan

Writer:

Editor:

Harold Schuster

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
8 Dec 1929.
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New York Times
7 Dec 1929
p. 19.
Variety
11 Dec 1929
p. 35.
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LITERARY
Based on the play La Gringa by Tom Cushing (New York, 1 Feb 1928).
AUTHOR
SONGS
"South Sea Rose" and "If You Believed in Me," words by L. Wolfe Gilbert, music by Abel Baer.
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 December 1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 6 December 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
24 October 1929
Copyright Number:
LP864
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
69
Length(in feet):
6,500
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

On the South Sea island of Tongawarra lives Rosalie Dumay, an orphaned French girl who previously lived on her father's trading ship. It is understood that she is an heiress and that her father left her a fortune in care of an uncle in France. A young trader, Captain Briggs, decides to marry her for her money and tricks her into the ceremony. Later, however, he finds that he genuinely loves the girl but has almost lost her; when she realizes his love for her is true, Rosalie responds promptly. ... +


On the South Sea island of Tongawarra lives Rosalie Dumay, an orphaned French girl who previously lived on her father's trading ship. It is understood that she is an heiress and that her father left her a fortune in care of an uncle in France. A young trader, Captain Briggs, decides to marry her for her money and tricks her into the ceremony. Later, however, he finds that he genuinely loves the girl but has almost lost her; when she realizes his love for her is true, Rosalie responds promptly. ... +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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