A rare production still showing Dix and Daniels working on SINNERS IN PARADISE!
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Barbara Stockley, raised in strict surroundings in a small English town, accepts the invitation of her friend, Mrs. Fields, to go with her and her brother, Alan Croft, on an aeroplane trip around the world to map out an aerial mail route for the British Government. While over a small island in the South Sea, the plane is wrecked and all are killed except Barbara and Alan.
Savages come on the island, but by means of a radio set Alan makes them believe they are gods. Rescuing a native girl, who becomes their slave, all goes well for a time.
First Barbara repulses Alan, but finally despairing of being rescued, they pronounce themselves husband and wife in the sight of God and marry each other according to the church ceremony.
A safety razor found in the wreckage explodes the idea that Alan is a god and the native girl, having been spurned by Alan, betrays them to the natives that they are indeed mortals. A searching plane finds them just as the savages attack. Alan is wounded by an arrow and left for dead. Barbara returns to England and when her story is told she is turned down by her family and friends as having sinned and not being really married.
Finally Hugh, her former fiance, makes a date with her and in his stead Alan appears and takes her in his arms. He was nursed back to health by the native girl and made his escape when a trading ship stopped at the island.
-The Lost Films Of Richard Dix-
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