17 Jul 2019

Remains of Hollywood actress return to paradise in Samoa

11:49 am on 17 July 2019

A star of the 1950's Hollywood movie, Return to Paradise, is returning to Samoa next week.

Roberta Haynes

Roberta Haynes Photo: robertahaynes.com

Roberta Haynes, who lit up the silver screen opposite Gary Cooper, died in April and her family are having her ashes interred at a chapel overlooking the beach made famous by the movie.

A memorial service will be held for the actress on 23 July at Samoa's Lefaga beach, known to many as Return to Paradise beach.

Roberta Haynes was 91.