3 edition of White Shadows in the South Seas found in the catalog.
May 6, 2005
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||328|
Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Brien, Frederick, White shadows in the South Seas. New York, Century Co., (OCoLC) The Paperback of the White Shadows in the South Seas by Frederick O'Brien at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more! (a #1 bestseller with over five star reviews), comes book #4 in the heart-pounding Mackenzie White mystery series. In BEFORE HE TAKES (A Mackenzie White Mystery—Book 4), newly minted FBI agent View Product4/5(11).
White Shadows in the South Seas by Frederick O'Brien starting at $ White Shadows in the South Seas has 39 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. White Shadows in the South Seas by Frederick O'Brien. It is for those who stay at home yet dream of foreign places that I have written this book, a record of one happy year spent among the simple, friendly cannibals of Atuona valley, on the island of Hiva-oa in the Marquesas.
A disgruntled white doctor sets sail for the simple life on a pristine South Seas island where he falls in love with an exotic native girl and futilely attempts to Produce Company: MGM. Spreading from island to island, the WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEAS corrupt every culture they encounter. This unfortunately obscure film, produced by MGM right at the cusp when the Silent Era was giving way to Sound, is a fascinating look at the vanishing way .
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Aug 01, · This book on the South Seas, and two others that followed, gained its author, Frederick O'Brien, much fame and popularity in the s. Today, the book is difficult to find, and Frederick O'Brien has slipped back White Shadows in the South Seas book obscurity/5.
Jan 03, · White Shadows in the South Seas [Frederick O'Brien] on photospace.site *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vait-hua was all savage; whatever bewilderments the missionaries had brought had faded when dwindling population left the isle to its own people.
In Cited by: White Shadows in the South Seas is a American silent film adventure romance directed by W.S. Van Dyke and starring Monte Blue and Raquel photospace.site was produced by Cosmopolitan Productions in association with MGM and distributed by MGM.
Loosely based on the travel book of the same name by Frederick O'Brien, it is known for being the first MGM film to be released with a pre-recorded Music by: William Axt, David Mendoza. Jan 03, · White Shadows in the South Seas Kindle Edition Well, I don’t think I’m spoiling much if I drop the answer right here.
“White shadows” refers to us, the people of the West—Europe and Americawhose whalers, traders, and slavers arrived in the South Pacific like a bunch of crazy, murderous, drunk, kidnapping pirates who claimed to /5(7). Apr 07, · White Shadows In The South Seas [Frederick O'Brien] on photospace.site *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pagesReviews: 7. white shadows in the south seas the fantastic book by o'brian is set in the marquesas and it is not a novel as reported in wikipedia but rather a non fiction travel book.
imagine my surprise when it /5(9). Was there ever a more romantic title than "White Shadows in the South Seas?" The book sold like hotcakes in the early s and a movie of it won an Oscar in I suspect, however, that a lot of the popularity of the book was due to photographs of undraped Polynesian women.
Nov 10, · In the later scenes the story turns totally to moral parable (the corrupting "white shadow" that develops in the hero himself), but, shorn of the more "mystical" elements of the original book, it remains on the whole a reasonably realistic representation, excellently played and excellently shot/10().
White Shadows in the South Seas is a silent film directed by W.S. Van Dyke, starring Monte Blue. It is set in the islands of south Polynesia (the credits cite the Marquesas, but the film was actually shot in Tahiti).
The film opens on a ratty-looking trading post set up by Sebastian, a slimy. White Shadows in the South Seas () Rumor has it that Thalberg bought Frederick O'Brien's book because he found the title intriguing and not because of its powerful story which was a bitter denunciation of white civilization and its destructive effects on the lifestyles and cultural traditions of a.
Looking for the plot summary of White Shadows in the South Seas. Whether you need an overview of White Shadows in the South Seas or a detailed summary of the book for a college project or just for fun, photospace.site brings you the book-wise summaries of White Shadows in the South Seas for free.
White Shadows in the South Seas summary and study guide are also available on the mobile version. The Project Gutenberg eBook, White Shadows in the South Seas, by Frederick O'Brien This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at photospace.site The central focus of White Shadows in the South Seas is Matthew Lloyd (Monte Blue), an alcoholic doctor who is shanghaied by an unscrupulous pearl trader and winds up being marooned on a Pacific island where the natives have never seen a white man before.
As time passes, Lloyd is revered as a god but eventually his corrupt nature and inherent. Jun 01, · Vait-hua was all savage; whatever bewilderments the missionaries had brought had faded when dwindling population left the isle to its own people. In the minds of my happy companions at the vai puna, modesty had no more to do with clothing than, among us, it had to do with food.
Savage peoples can never understand our philosophy, our complex springs of action. He was likely surprised when White Shadows became a best-seller inand doubly surprised when the book was sought by MGM to become possibly the first non-fiction book to be adapted to a feature film (starring Monte Blue and Raquel Torres).
O'Brien went on to write two more South Sea books, Mystic Isles of the South Seas and Atolls of the Sun. Dec 20, · White Shadows in the South Seas Language: English: LoC Class: DU: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: History of Oceania (South Seas) Subject: O'Brien, Frederick, -- Travel -- French Polynesia -- Marquesas Islands Subject: O'Brien, Frederick, -- Diaries Subject: Hiva Oa (French Polynesia) -- Discovery and exploration Cited by: Jan 03, · Buy White Shadows in the South Seas by Frederick O'Brien (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Internet Archive BookReader White shadows in the South Seas Internet Archive BookReader White shadows in the South Seas.
Get this from a library. White shadows in the South Seas. [Frederick O'Brien] -- Account of author's travels in the Marquesas Islands.
White Shadows In The South Seas is the title of a book written by Frederick O’Brien in ; part of a trilogy he wrote based on his experiences living in the Pacific islands. His book was taken as the starting point for a film to be directed, initially, by Robert Flaherty with photospace.site Dyke as his support.
White Shadows in the South Seas is a popular book by Frederick O'Brien. Read White Shadows in the South Seas, free online version of the book by Frederick O'Brien, on photospace.site Frederick O'Brien's White Shadows in the South Seas consists of 39 parts for ease of reading.
Choose the part of White Shadows in the South Seas which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.Having seen this film many times and after having become acquainted more with O'Brien's several works, I would venture to say that the film is a conglomeration of several O'Brien books ie: White Shadows in the South Seas, Atolls of the Sun, Mystic Isles of the South Seas.Feb 21, · Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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