Aloma of the South Seas is a 1941 American romantic adventure drama film directed by Alfred Santell and starring Dorothy Lamour and Jon Hall. The film was shot in Technicolor and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

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Aloma of the South Seas
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAlfred Santell
Screenplay byFrank Butler
Lillie Hayward
Seena Owen
Story bySeena Owen
Curt Siodmak
Based onAloma of the South Seas
by LeRoy Clemens and John B. Hymer
Produced byMonta Bell
Buddy DeSylva
StarringDorothy Lamour
Jon Hall
CinematographyWilfred M. Cline
William E. Snyder
Edited byArthur P. Schmidt
Paramount Pictures
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • August 27, 1941 (1941-08-27)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2 million (U.S. and Canada rental)[1]

Aloma of the South Seas is based on the 1925 Broadway play of the same name by LeRoy Clemens and John B. Hymer. It is a remake of the 1926 silent film of the same name.[2] Lamour and Hall were the reigning darlings of south sea island adventures of this era having starred in John Ford's The Hurricane. Aloma of the South Seas fits into the romance adventure canon of which Lamour and Hall excelled at.

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