Venus of the South Seas

Venus of the South Seas
Directed by James R. Sullivan
Starring Annette Kellerman
Lee-Bradford Company
Distributed by Davis Distributing Co.
Release dates
  • February 1924 (1924-02)
Running time
55 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles

Venus of the South Seas (1924), also known as Venus of the Southern Seas, is a silent feature film starring swimmer Annette Kellerman and one of the last films made in the Prizma Color process.

The 55-minute four-reel film, made by an American company and shot in Nelson, New Zealand. The film, with the final reel in Prizmacolor, was restored by the Library of Congress in 2004.[1][2]


The daughter of a man who owns a South Seas pearl business falls in love with a wealthy traveler. Her father dies, leaving her the business, but a greedy ship captain schemes to take the business from her.



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