Query: *
The Tahitian
Creators:
Long, Lotus
Knott, James
Dates:
1956
Size:
8 Film reels (2 hours 57 minutes, color sound; 6,375 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film is a theatrical production filmed in Tahiti using Tahitians in the cast. Film was produced and created by Hollywood cameraman James Knott and his wife, actress Lotus Long. Story involves scientists trying to stop a filaria epidemic spreading through a local population. The doctors try to use western …