WARNER ARCHIVE: White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)

Warner Bros. has listed White Shadows in the South Seas (1928) as part of their Warner Archive collection over at WBShop. W.S. Van Dyke's on-location adventure-drama won an Academy Award for best cinematography.

It is now available for rent at ClassicFlix, but may be approximately four weeks before it's available for shipment.

This new title brings the total Warner Archive titles exclusively available for rent at ClassicFlix.com to 344.

Even today, the Marquesas Islands beckon travelers yearning for an exotic and authentic Polynesian experience. Imagine the wonder of 1928 audiences when White Shadows in the South Seas took them thousands of miles from home to that remote Eden of rolling waves and palm-fringed beaches.

The first of W.S. Van Dyke’s famed filmed-on-location adventures (the others: The Pagan and Trader Horn) tells a dramatic tale of foreign interlopers – a booze-sodden doctor and a rapacious pearl trader – who bring destruction to a vibrant Pacific culture. The film features synchronized music and sound effects plus spectacular, Academy Award-winning cinematography that captures a paradise in peril.

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