Adventure Island (film)

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Adventure Island
Theatrical poster
Directed by Sam Newfield
Produced by William H. Pine (producer) (uncredited)
William C. Thomas (producer) (uncredited)[1]
Written by Lloyd Osbourne
Maxwell Shane (writer)
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel The Ebb Tide)
Starring Rory Calhoun
Rhonda Fleming
Paul Kelly
John Abbott
Alan Napier
Music by Darrell Calker
Cinematography Jack Greenhalgh
Edited by Howard A. Smith
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
August 13, 1947 (1947-08-13)
Running time
66 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Adventure Island is a 1947 American South Seas action/adventure film shot in Cinecolor and directed by Sam Newfield (using the pseudonym "Peter Stewart") for Paramount Pictures' Pine-Thomas Productions—one of the few times director Newfield worked for a major studio—and starring Rory Calhoun and Rhonda Fleming.

This film is a remake of the silent film Ebb Tide (1922) and the film Ebb Tide (1937), all based on the novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson and his stepson Lloyd Osbourne.


DVD release[edit]

Adventure Island was released on Region 0 DVD-R by Alpha Video on September 1, 2015.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ p.125 Eames, John Douglas The Paramount Story Crown, 1985
  2. ^ "Alpha Video - Adventure Island (1947) / Gun Cargo (1949)". Retrieved 2015-08-24. 

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