A Boston judge bored with his life leaves his family and heads off for adventure. He gets a job as a short-order cook at a roadside diner and soon finds romance with the pretty owner. He ... See full summary »
After the death of the father, the family consisting of a mother and two young men and a girl themselves without a breadwinner finds, to begin each of them in the direction to a different ... See full summary »
A discredited police inspector is given a second chance, in the form of a dangerous assignment. Chosen because of his uncanny resemblance to a Lt. Revere, the inspector impersonates him in ... See full summary »
Lisbeth is a modern woman who thinks that marriage is old fashioned. She has two men in her life; Steve, who wants to marry her and Alan, who wants her to travel with him. Despite all the ... See full summary »
In 1909, when young Paiute Indian Willie Boy returns to his California reservation to be with Lola, whose father disapproves of him, a killing in self defense takes place, triggering a massive man hunt for Willie.
Lamour's raised-in-China character is named Hilton. Presumably this is a hat-tip to James Hilton, whose own set-in-China novel, "Lost Horizon," had been filmed two years earlier. See more »
Lamour and the Chinese actors variously speak Cantonese and Mandarin, but have no trouble understanding each other. (Though in fairness, this inattention to differences in foreign cultures was quite common back then.) See more »
The novel's author, Lloyd Douglas, appears briefly during the opening credits, writing a note telling us he approves of the adaptation and hopes we enjoy it. See more »