Return to Paradise

Gary Cooper, Barry Jones, Roberta Haynes (starring)
James A. Michener (short story)
Mark Robson (director)
Charles Kaufman (screenwriter)

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1953. Collection of 20 vintage studio still photographs from the 1953 film. Mimeo snipe on the verso of one photograph.

Based on the 1951 short story "Mr. Morgan" from James Michener's short story collection "Return to Paradise," about Mr. Morgan (Gary Cooper), a drifter and soldier-of-fortune on a Pacific island that is a under the rule of Pastor Corbett (Barry Jones), a missionary. Morgan has a child out of wedlock with island native Maeva (Roberta Haynes), but leaves the island, and the young child, after Maeya's death. He returns years later in search of his daughter.

A story set in the Pacific, shot on location in Samoa.

8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus to Near Fine, 6 with pinholes in margins, 5 with small closed tears, 2 with creasing in corners, 1 with 1 1/4" cut from bottom left corner, 1 with uniform fading.

[Book #146721]