Undoing Brando’s dream
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Brando’s Private Tahitian Island

Undoing Brando’s dream
The late Marlon Brando at his Tahitian retreat. (Courtesy of Bernard Judge)
Actor
Marlon Brando with actress Tarita Teripaia in a scene from the 1962 film “Mutiny on the Bounty.” (AFP)
Vision
Brando, left, with Los Angeles architect Bernard Judge in 1972. Brando hired Judge to design an ecologically sound, self-supportive island community that would include an airstrip and a hotel. (Courtesy of Bernard Judge)
Paradise
An aerial view of Tetiaroa. Executors of Brando’s estate have sold an interest in the island to a Tahiti-based hotel developer. (Douglas Peebles)
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