The colorful W.S. "Woody" Van Dyke directed many of MGM's most outstanding films during the 1920s and 1930s including: The Thin Man; Rose-Marie; Tarzan, the Ape Man; and White Shadows in the South Seas. W.S. Van Dyke's Journal assembles previously unavailable source material and is illustrated with rare behind-the-scenes photographs covering all phases of Van Dyke's career. It contains Van Dyke's recently discovered manuscript journal written as he spent four months in Tahiti during 1927-28 filming White Shadows in the South Seas. The volume also includes magazine articles on Van Dyke and brief anecdotes by his associates, including Myrna Loy, Hunt Stromberg, and Ingrid Bergman. With cast and credit list for White Shadows in the South Seas, selected bibliography and filmography.