Cinemagraphe


Dorothy Lamour



Dorothy Lamour & Jon Hall, 1937 from the John Ford film The Hurricane, 1937.

Released Nov 5, 1937 in Los Angeles.

Starring Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, C. Aubrey Smith, Mary Astor, John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell

Story takes place on the Pacific island Manukura, which we see as a tropical paradise, not counting how badly the European governor (Raymond Massey) runs the place, and the eventual typhoon (in an expensive special effects section that made up a big part of the huge - - for its time - - $2 million dollar production budget) that turns Manukura into a wreck.


Dorothy Lamour Music Collection

AMAZON: Queen Of The Hollywood Islands


Dorothy Lamour

Probably most famous for her films with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope (the Road Movies) and for her role as Marama in John Ford's 1937 The Hurricane. her career actually began as a singer before appearing in a series of unrelated films that cast her as an exotic woman in various overseas locations, such as The Jungle Princess (1936), The Hurricane (1937), Her Jungle Love (1938), Tropic Holiday (1938), Typhoon (1940), Aloma of the South Seas (1941), etc.


Original Page July 2015 | Updated Jan 2018

You will see Amazon links on this web site because I am an Amazon affiliate. I earn from qualifying purchases.


Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon Hardcover

Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon - 512 Pages

"A dazzling portrait of an incredible woman. Elizabeth's life was more captivating than any film could ever be."— Demi Moore

"Brower’s book takes the reader into the private world of the most famous celebrity of the 20th century. Elizabeth’s heart, mind, and passion come vividly alive on each page. We see her as a woman who struggled and ultimately survived to rewrite the playbook on celebrity and power. I never wanted it to end!" — Brooke Shields

"Brower is quickly becoming a brand-name Washington writer because of her ability to deliver juicy tidbits and insider information while steering her books toward a mainstream audience without sacrificing historical credibility." — Christian Science Monitor on TEAM OF FIVE

Amazon Link to pre-order Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon Hardcover

Audio Book version - Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon

[This is an affiliate Amazon link which may provide a commission earned for this site. If that happens, we'll probably buy an old movie on Blu Ray with the proceeds.]


What's Recent