Enchanted Island (film)

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Enchanted Island
Enchanted Island 1958 poster.jpg
1958 US Theatrical Poster
Directed by Allan Dwan
Written by James Leicester
Starring Dana Andrews
Jane Powell
Don Dubbins
Production
  company
RKO Radio Pictures
Distributed by Warner Brothers
Release date(s)
  • November 8, 1958 (1958-11-08) (US)[1]
Running time 94 min
Country United States
Language English

Enchanted Island is a 1958 adventure film distributed by Warner Brothers, directed by Allan Dwan, produced by Benedict Bogeaus, and written by Harold Jacob Smith, James Leicester, and Al Stillman. The title song, "Enchanted Island", written by Stillman and Robert Allen, was performed on the soundtrack by The Four Lads, who had a hit recording of the song on Columbia Records.

This film started out as an RKO movie, but when RKO when bankrupt, this film was released by Warner Brothers. This was also the final film directed by Dwan, whose prolific career dated back to 1913.

Synopsis[edit]

Two 19th-century sailors jump ship, only to discover their tropical paradise is a cannibal stronghold.

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Production notes[edit]

Enchanted Island is based on Herman Melville's novel Typee, which was also the film's working title. Enchanted Island was shot on location on the west coast of Mexico.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enchanted Island: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 

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