Venus of the South Seas (1924)

Stars: Annette Kellerman, Roland Purdie, Robert Ramsey
Director: James R. Sullivan
Runtime: 55 Minutes
Language: English subtitles - Music score
Color:  Tinted and Toned
Format:  DVD-R
Extras: Clips from Neptune's Daughter (1914)
Rating: NR
Price: $16.95

Venus of the South Seas

Directed by James R. Sullivan

Annette Kellerman ... Shona Royale
Roland Purdie ... John Royale
Robert Ramsey ... Robert Quane
Norman French ... John Drake

A girl raised on a lonely isle meets and falls in love with a wealthy young man. The fantastically interesting underwater fantasy dance sequence is done in beautiful two color tints and tones. The rest of the film was tinted an toned throughout with single colors. Annette Kellerman's last film, and the only work of the champion Olympic swimmer known to exist in complete form. Transferred from 35mm.

55 Minutes

Included in this release is the surviving footage from "NEPTUNE'S DAUGHTER" (1914) also with Annette Kellerman. The daughter of King Neptune determines to avenge the death of her sister, who was caught in a fishing net laid by the king of a country above the waves. However, she soon falls in love with the king upon whom she planned to take her revenge.

19 minutes