TIKI VOLUME 1: PARADISE LOST
2012, Armchair Traveling, 95 min, USA, Dir: Jochen Hirschfeld

Capturing the true South Seas and pop culture of tiki mania from around the world, this fascinating documentary offers insight into the work of veteran and present-day tiki artists: writers, musicians, painters, carvers, illustrators and, of course, bartenders! Meet Sven Kirsten, and see Edgar Leeteg's house in Moorea as well as interviews with Martin Denny, Eric Askew, The Millionaire, Combustible Edison, Shag, Otto Von Stroheim, Tiki Tony, Jeff Beachbum Berry, with locations from New Zealand and Fiji to Germany and Easter Island. Narrated by King Kukulele.


SOUTH PACIFIC
1958, 20th Century Fox, 151 min, USA, Dir: Joshua Logan

This musical has it all, including one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most popular show tunes, “Some Enchanted Evening.” Mitzi Gaynor and Rossano Brazzi are star-crossed lovers on the Solomon Islands - she’s from Little Rock, Arkansas, and he’s an expatriate Frenchman - threatened by the growing conflict with the Japanese during WWII. Co-starring a great cast, including John Kerr, Juanita Hall, Ray Walston and France Nuyen.


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