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Title Tabu [videorecording] : a story of the South Seas / Paramount Publix Corporation ; distributed by Image Entertainment ; Paramount presents [a] Murnau-Flaherty production ; director, F.W. Murnau ; screenplay, R.J. Flaherty, F.W. Murnau.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Milestone Film & Video, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    TAB    Available
Description 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Milestone collection
Note "Restored by UCLA Film and Television Archive."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Special features: Audio commentary by UCLA Film Professor Janet Bergstrom ; still gallery ; outtake footage ; short film: "Reri in New York" ; theatrical trailer.
Credits Photography, Floyd Crosby ; music, Hugo Riesenfeld.
Cast Matahi (the boy), Reri (the girl), Jean (the policeman), Hitu (the old warrior).
Summary Two lovers are doomed by a tribal edict decreeing that the girl is "tabu" to all men.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Silent film with music and English captions.
Subject Taboo -- French Polynesia -- Bora-Bora -- Drama.
Genre/Form Silent films
Added Author Murnau, F. W. (Friedrich Wilhelm), 1888-1931.
Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951.
Crosby, Floyd, 1899-1985.
Riesenfeld, Hugo, 1879-1939.
Milestone Film & Video.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927.
Paramount Publix Corporation.
UCLA Film and Television Archive.
Added Title Story of the South Seas
Note Title from container: F.W. Murnau and Robert Flaherty's Tabu
Added Title Reri in New York.
Standard No. 014381593129
Music No. ID5931MLSDVD Milestone Film & Video

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