The Isle of Lost Ships (1929 film)

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The Isle of Lost Ships
Directed by Irvin Willat
Produced by Richard A. Rowland
Written by Fred Myton (scenario, dialogue, titles)
Paul Perez (dialogue, titles)
Based on The Isle of Dead Ships (1909 novel) by Crittenden Marriott
Starring Jason Robards, Sr.
Virginia Valli
Music by Cecil Copping
Alois Reiser
Cinematography Sol Polito
Edited by John Rawlins
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release dates
November 29, 1929
Running time
9 reels; 7,576
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Isle of Lost Ships is a 1929 talking film released in an alternative silent version with a Vitaphone track of effects and music. It was produced by Richard A. Rowland and distributed by Warner Bros.. Irvin Willat was the director with Jason Robards, Sr. and Virginia Valli in the leads. It is based on the 1909 novel The Isle of Dead Ships by Crittenden Marriott, and is also a remake of Maurice Tourneur's now lost 1923 classic of the same name. This film is preserved at the Library of Congress.[1][2] [3] [4][5]



  1. ^ The Isle of Lost Ships at
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:..The Isle of Lost Ships
  4. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress (<-book title) by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  5. ^ 1957 MOVIES FROM AAP Warner Bros Features & Cartoons SALES BOOK DIRECTED AT TV

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