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Brand New! More information about this seller Contact this seller 3. Language: English. Brand new Book. Containing Aloha's memoir, "Call To Adventure," and with exclusive newly-commissioned essays, photos and supplemental materials from the author's estate, "Aloha Wanderwell: Call To Adventure" takes the reader along on her epic trek through Europe, the Middle East, India, Japan, China, the Soviet Union, the United States, Cuba, and Africa - a thrilling adventure made all the more astounding by the fact that Aloha herself was only 16 years old when she set out to see the world by car.
Wanted to join an expedition. Asia, Africa. She joined the expedition as Wanderwell's secretary, and, christened with a new stage name, Aloha Wanderwell, she soon found herself functioning as translator, driver, seamstress, all-around good will ambassador, and even actress, as she soon became the focal point for the filmed record of the trip. Along the way, she and Wanderwell fell in love and were married when the expedition reached California in Aloha traversed the highlands of Portuguese East Africa, and nearly died of thirst in the Sudanese desert.
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Their marriage prevented the FBI from arresting Wanderwell under the Mann Act , a law that prohibits transporting women across state lines for "immoral purposes. Aloha gave birth to a daughter, Valri, in December, and a son, Nile, in April, The Wanderwells continued their travels, sailing to Cuba and South Africa. Aside from dealing with poor roads, the Wanderwells also had difficulty finding gasoline for their vehicles. During their travels through Africa from —, they used crushed bananas for grease and elephant fat for engine oil.
Author Stookie Allen contends that during this time, Hall cut her hair and fought as a member of the French Foreign Legion. In late , the couple purchased a yacht, the foot Carma , intending to document their voyage to the South Seas on film. On December 5, , the day before they were to embark, Walter Wanderwell was murdered on the yacht in the harbor near Long Beach, California. Guy had an alibi and was acquitted by the jury and Judge Kenny. Wanderwell continued to give lectures, and during this period, she wrote an autobiographical account of her travels, Call to Adventure!
The couple eventually settled in Cincinnati, Ohio , where Wanderwell worked in radio broadcasting, WlW Radio , and print journalism. Wanderwell gave her final performance for family members and guests, with Dr. She died on June 4, The Academy Film Archive has preserved approx.
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Newport Beach, California , United States. Times Colonist. Retrieved 22 November The Canadian Encyclopedia.
Retrieved 5 October The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes 2nd ed. New York: Facts on File. New York Times. Retrieved 22 June September 30, Los Angeles Times. Human Studies Film Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Film History: An International Journal. Armchair Adventurers. Archived from the original on 23 January The New York Times. November 30,