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Adventure island

Author: Sam NewfieldWilliam H PineMaxwell ShaneRory CalhounRhonda FlemingAll authors
Publisher: United States : Paramount Pictures, 1947.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
Summary:
Three beachcombers sign on board a small ship en route to Australia. On the voyage, the ship stops on a remote island for supplies, where they meet a woman and have encounters with a ruling murderous tyrant who is subsequently driven into a snake pit by Mr. Herrick, one of the beachcombers.
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Genre/Form: Features
Drama
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Newfield; William H Pine; Maxwell Shane; Rory Calhoun; Rhonda Fleming; Paul Kelly; John Abbott; Alan Napier; Robert Louis Stevenson; Lloyd Osbourne; Paramount Pictures, Inc.; Copyright Collection (Library of Congress); AFI/Atkinson (Dennis) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 31818932
Notes: Copyright: Paramount Pictures, Inc.; 10Oct47; LP1242.
Summary based upon synopsis in Nash's The motion picture guide, 1927-1983, p. 17.
Originally photographed in Cinecolor.
Based on the novel, The ebb-tide by Robert Louis Stevenson & Lloyd Osbourne.
Source(s) used: M/B/RS preliminary shelflist card, & Nash's The motion picture guide, 1927-1983, p. 17.
Credits: Photography, Jack Greenhalgh ; music, Darrell Calker ; editor, Howard Smith.
Cast: Rory Calhoun (Mr. Herrick), Rhonda Fleming (Faith Wishart), Paul Kelly (Capt. Lochlin), John Abbott (Mr. Hulsh), Alan Napier (Mr. Atwater).
Description: 8 reels of 8 on 2 (ca. 2500 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print. 8 reels of 8 on 2 (2391 ft.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm. ref print.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures, Inc. ; a Pine-Thomas production ; director, Peter Stewart ; producers, William H. Pine & William C. Thomas ; screenplay, Maxwell Shane.

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Three beachcombers sign on board a small ship en route to Australia. On the voyage, the ship stops on a remote island for supplies, where they meet a woman and have encounters with a ruling murderous tyrant who is subsequently driven into a snake pit by Mr. Herrick, one of the beachcombers.

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