These two classic South Sea films feature beautiful "sarong girl" Dorothy Lamour, who made the sarong an international fashion statement.
Aloma of the South Seas [1941 - Dorothy Lamour - Jon Hall - Technicolor - 77 minutes] Two Polynesian children are betrothed by their island chief fathers, but grow apart when the boy is sent abroad to school. He is much changed when he returns home after his father's death years later. He eventually realizes he still loves the girl, but her jealous boyfriend tries to take over the island and then the volcano erupts. This movie features great scenes of classic luaus, giant Moai style statues, tropical locals, and music by the legendary Augie Goupil & his Royal Tahitians. It received Academy Award nominations for color cinematography, special effects, and sound recording.
Beyond the Blue Horizon [1942 - Dorothy Lamour, Richard Denning, Jack Haley - 73 minutes ] A woman who has been stranded on an isolated island when her parents were killed by rampaging elephants is rescued and brought back to San Francisco to claim her inheritance. When questions are raised about her authenticity she leads a safari back to the island.These movies have not been re-mastered or restored, so expect flickers and imperfections in the sound and picture quality due to the age of the original films.
This double feature also includes a vintage cartoon and movie trailers. Plain disc: DVD-R