Aloma of the South Seas is a 1926 silent film starring Gilda Gray as an erotic dancer, filmed in Puerto Rico and Bermuda, and based on a 1925 play of the same title by John B. Hymer and LeRoy Clemens. Grossing $3 million in the U.S. alone, this was the most successful film of 1926 and the fourth most successful film of the 1920s.

Preservation status

Aloma of the South Seas (1926 film)

The film is now considered to be a lost film.


The film was remade as Aloma of the South Seas (1941), starring Dorothy Lamour and Jon Hall.


  • Gilda Gray as Aloma
  • Percy Marmont as Bob Holden
  • Warner Baxter as Nuitane
  • William Powell as Van Templeton
  • Harry T. Morey as Red Malloy
  • Julanne Johnston as Sylvia
  • Joseph W. Smiley as Andrew Taylor
  • Frank Montgomery as Hongi
  • Michelette Burani as Hina (credited as Madame Burani)
  • Ernestine Gaines as Taula
  • Aurelio Ciccia as Sailor

See also

  • List of lost films


External links

  • Aloma of the South Seas at the Internet Movie Database
  • Aloma of the South Seas (1926) at SilentEra
  • Swedish poster featuring Gilda Gray
  • Aloma of the South Seas at AllMovie
  • lantern slide plate
  • Southseascinema.org(for movies in ABC order click 'SHOWS' link)

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