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Moana (1926)

Moana With Sound poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,993Details
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Set in the village of Safune on Savai'i Island, Western Samoa, during the period May 1923-December 1924, this film records in documentary fashion the fictionalized daily life of the protagonist, Moana.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 15,301-15,400) 15,325 $2,993
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 20,901-21,000) 20,914 $2,993

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 7th, 1926 (Limited) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 85 minutes
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Keywords: Docufiction, Voiceover/Narration, Retro Black and White, Photography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Famous Players, Lasky Corporation, Paramount Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Documentary Subject(s)

Ta'avale Uni    Moana

Supporting Cast

Fa'agase Sua Filo    Fa’angase
Pe'a Taulealea    Pe’a
Tu'ungaita    Tu’ungaita
Lupenga Tau'ili'ili    Lupenga

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director (1926)
   Director (1926)
   Director (1980)
Robert Flaherty    Screenwriter (1926)
Frances Hubbard Flaherty*    Screenwriter (1926)
Robert Flaherty    Director of Photography
Robert Flaherty    Producer (1926)
Monica Flaherty    Producer (1980)
Bruce Posner    Producer (2014)
David Flaherty    Director of Photography
Monica Flaherty    Sound Editor
Lee Dichter    Sound Mixer (1980, 2014)
Sami van Ingen    Sound Mixer (2014)

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Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/02/19 102 $524   4 $131   $2,993 15