Venus of the South Seas

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Venus of the South Seas
Venus of the South Seas poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by James R. Sullivan
Written by Alice Charbonnet-Kellermann
Starring Annette Kellerman
Cinematography Fred Bentley
Lee-Bradford Company
Distributed by Davis Distributing Co.
Release date
  • February 1924 (1924-02)
Running time
55 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Venus of the South Seas, also known as Venus of the Southern Seas, is a 1924 silent drama film directed by James R. Sullivan starring swimmer Annette Kellerman and was one of the last films made in the Prizma Color process.

The 55-minute four-reel film, made by an American company and shot in Nelson, New Zealand. The film, with the final reel in Prizmacolor, was restored by the Library of Congress in 2004.[1][2]


Lobby card

The daughter of a man who owns a South Seas pearl business falls in love with a wealthy traveler. Her father dies, leaving her the business, but a greedy ship captain schemes to take the business from her.



Other sources[edit]

New Zealand Film 1912-1996 by Helen Martin & Sam Edwards, p. 33 (1997, Oxford University Press, Auckland) ISBN 019 558336 1

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