To be honest, the only reason I got this dvd was because of the 1932 classic "The Most Dangerous Game", which I've desperately wanted to see ever since I read the story by Richard Connell in high school. But surprisingly enough I enjoyed both movies, as well as the bonus features.
The first movie, 1932's "Bird of Paradise", is honestly a very ridiculous movie, but I found it entertaining. Joel McCrea and his comrades are traveling on a yacht in the South Seas when they find a beautiful island inhabited by natives who worship a volcano. McCrea nearly drowns while fishing one day, but he is saved by a beautiful native-girl (played by the ultra-hot Dolores Del Rio). It's love at first sight, but when her chief comes between their happy romance, they flee to a deserted island nearby. Will she choose McCrea over her loyalty to her people? Watch and find out!
Next, we have the 1932 classic, "The Most Dangerous Game", where a lunatic hunter, Count Zaroff (played to creepy perfection by Leslie Banks), has his own mysterious island where his prey are shipwreck victims. But, his latest shipwreck victims, Joel McCrea and Fay Wray, prove to be more than a match for the crazed Zaroff. This very entertaining classic was filmed at the same time that "King Kong" was filmed, using many of the same sets and crew.
The picture quality is pretty good considering the movies are over 70 years old (and the dvd is so inexpensive!). The bonus features are a fun 1932 Betty Boop cartoon and the original theatrical trailer of "King Kong". I'm very glad I bought this dvd and I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys an old-fashioned island adventure!