Aloma of the South Seas (1941 film)

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Aloma of the South Seas
Directed by Alfred Santell
Produced by Monta Bell
Buddy DeSylva
Written by LeRoy Clemens(play)
John B. Hymer(play)
Frank Butler(screenplay)
Lillie Hayward (screenplay)
Seena Owen(screenplay & story)
Curt Siodmak (story)
Starring Dorothy Lamour
Jon Hall
Music by Victor Young
Cinematography William M. Cline
William E. Snyder
Editing by Arthur P. Schmidt
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • August 27, 1941 (1941-08-27)
Running time 77 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Aloma of the South Seas is a 1941 Technicolor island romance adventure starring Dorothy Lamour and Jon Hall and directed by Alfred Santell. It was distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film is based on the 1925 Broadway play by LeRoy Clemens and John B. Hymer. It is a remake of the 1926 silent film of the same name updated to 1941. Lamour and Hall were the reigning darlings of south sea island adventures of this era having starred in John Ford's The Hurricane. Aloma of the South Seas fits into the romance adventure canon of which Lamour and Hall excelled at.[1]



The film was nominated for two Academy Awards:[2]


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