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Isle of Escape
Isle of Escape
is a 1930 American Pre-Code
Pre-Code
film produced and released by Warner Bros.. The film stars Monte Blue
Monte Blue
and Myrna Loy
Myrna Loy
and is set in the South Seas. Blue had been playing the man-stranded-on-island roles, in such films as White Shadows in the South Seas at MGM towards the end of the silent era and in this early talkie film continues on in the tradition.[1]

Contents

1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Preservation status 4 References 5 External links

Plot[edit] Monte Blue, a young miner, manages to escape from some cannibals in the South Seas who have killed all of his companions. He arrives at the island of Samora with a bag of gold which he managed to save. Here he meets a brutal man, played by Noah Beery, and a pitiable woman, played by Betty Compson, who had been forced into a secret marriage with Beery. They both run a small hotel. Compson immediately sympathizes with the plight of Blue while Beery sets his greedy eyes on his gold. After the death of Compson's mother, Blue escapes with her to another island. Here they meet an exotic native girl, played by Myrna Loy, who falls in love with Blue and desperately tries to divert his love away from Compson. Eventually, Beery discovers the whereabouts of his wife and arrives on the island. Cast[edit]

Monte Blue
Monte Blue
as Dave Wade Myrna Loy
Myrna Loy
as Moira Betty Compson
Betty Compson
as Stella Noah Beery, Sr.
Noah Beery, Sr.
as Shane Ivan F. Simpson as Judge Jack Ackroyd as Hank Nina Quartero
Nina Quartero
as Loru Duke Kahanamoku
Duke Kahanamoku
as Manua Nick De Ruiz
Nick De Ruiz
as Dolobe Rose Dione
Rose Dione
as Ma Blackney

Preservation status[edit] Isle of Escape
Isle of Escape
is believed to be a lost film as no copies are known to exist. Recently, a small fragment, running about forty seconds, was discovered by a private collector.[2] References[edit]

^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Isle of Escape ^ The American Film Institute Catalogue of Feature Films 1921-30 c. 1971 by The American Film Institute

External links[edit]

Isle of Escape
Isle of Escape
on IMDb Isle of Escape
Isle of Escape
at AllMovie Isle of Escape
Isle of Escape
lobby poster Southse

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