Bird Of Paradise (1932)/The Lady Refuses (1931)
Lavish Hawaiian location shots and great special effects highlight the early South Seas drama "Bird Of Paradise," with Joel McCrea as a Western playboy who falls for native beauty Dolores Del Rio. John Halliday, Lon Chaney, Jr. and an erupting volcano star; King Vidor directs. Then, a down-on-her-luck young woman is recruited by a wealthy socialite to try and woo his son away from a golddigging vamp. The British melodrama "The Lady Refuses" stars Betty Compson, John Darrow. 154 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.