The White Cockatoo

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The White Cockatoo
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Directed by Alan Crosland
Written by
Based onThe White Cockatoo
1933 novel
by Mignon G. Eberhart
Produced by Henry Blanke
Cinematography Tony Gaudio
Edited by Clarence Kolster
Music by Bernhard Kaun
Distributed byWarner Brothers
Release date
  • January 12, 1935 (1935-01-12)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States

The White Cockatoo is a 1935 American mystery film directed by Alan Crosland and starring Jean Muir, Ricardo Cortez and Ruth Donnelly. [1] It was based on the 1933 novel of the same name by Mignon G. Eberhart. [2] A print is preserved in the Library of Congress collection. [3]



In a secluded French hotel, a large inheritance is the motivation for threats and kidnappings.


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  1. Monaco p.139
  2. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films 1893-1993: The White Cockatoo
  3. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, (<-book title) p.208 c.1978 by The American Film Institute