Bird of Paradise (1932) was a Adventure - Romance Film directed by King Vidor and produced by King Vidor and David O. Selznick.
book: Dolly and the Bird of Paradise (1983) by Dorothy DunnettBy John Grant on May 20, 2018 From Noirish
Rita Geddes — from Troon in Scotland — is a dyslexic punk who’s made her way up to become one of the best-regarded makeup artists in the world. Her friendship with flamboyantly randy photographer Ferdy Braithwaite brings her into the ambits of enigmatic portrait painter and underco... Read full article
Bird of Paradise (1932)By Angela on Nov 28, 2012 From Hollywood Revue
While sailing on a yacht in the South Seas, Johnny Baker (Joel McCrea) and his friends meet a bunch of natives while sailing close to their island.? But when Johnny sees a shark swimming nearby, he tries to catch it, and is pulled overboard.? Luckily for him, a beautiful native girl named Luana (Dol... Read full article
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The native village huts were later reused for the inhabitants of Skull Island in RKO's classic King Kong.
King Vidor originally took his cast and crew to Hawaii to shoot exteriors. After numerous technical problems, the weather took a turn for the worst, so hopes of shooting the picture in authentic locations was never realized.
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