Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 26, 1932

Goona-Goona (Independent) is the first cinema taken in the island of Bali in the Malay Archipelago. Producer André Roosevelt (distant cousin) and his son-in-law Armand Denis privately showed a first version three years ago in Manhattan. They have revised and cut it, added a new beginning. They still deserve credit as the discoverers of Bali, despite Charles Trego's lovelier Isle of Paradise (TIME, Sept. 12). Goona-Goona was shown at the French Colonial Exposition in Paris, rushed out of storage following the success of Isle of Paradise.

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