Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Bird of Paradise (1932)

Starring Dolores Del Rio, Joel McCrea, and John Halliday; and directed by King Vidor

A young man falls overboard and is saved by a beautiful Polynesian girl. They fall in love, only to be torn apart as, in the wake of a volcano’s eruption, the girl’s tribe attempts to sacrifice her.

The Kentucky Theatre, lobby standee to promote Bird of Paradise, 9/17/1932, Lafayette Studios collection #1383b