Love Island (1952 film)

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Love Island
Directed byBud Pollard
Produced byHarold Kussell (associate producer)
Hall Shelton (producer)
Written byJohn E. Gordon (story)
Daniel Kusell (screenplay)
StarringSee below
Narrated byAndré Baruch
Music byAlfonso Corelli
CinematographyGeorge F. Hinners
Edited byBud Pollard
Distributed byAstor Pictures Corporation
Release date
16 July 1952
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States

Love Island is a 1952 American film directed by Bud Pollard starring Paul Valentine and Eva Gabor. Originally released in Cinecolor, the film uses extensive footage taken in Bali used from the film Legong: Dance of the Virgins (1935). It was the final directorial effort of Bud Pollard who had previously directed several race films and exploitation films.

Plot summary[edit]

US Navigator Lt Taber relates the account of his parachuting from his damaged plane onto the island of Tuba Tara ("Love Island" in English). He falls in love with one of the local beauties and fights for her.



  • Across the Sea

Written by Jerry Bragin

  • Love at First Sight

Written by Jerry Bragin
Sung by Paul Valentine

DVD release[edit]

The film was released on DVD on 21 March 2005.

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