After a long absense from the island, Chester Tuttle returns to Tahiti to find that little has changed. His large family, particularly his scheming Uncle Jonas, would rather dance and romance than earn a living. When Jonas loses the family plantation in a cockfight, Chester saves the day by towing in a large ship abandoned at sea and claiming the salvage. But opening a joint bank account in the name of the Tuttle clan may not have been a wise decision.... Written by
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Did You Know?
Charles Laughton, who plays the senior Mr. Tuttle, also played Capt. Bligh in 1935's "Mutiny on the Bounty." It is believed that some of the actual mutineers from the Bounty settled in Tahiti. So there is a good possibility that Tuttles, being Caucasian, were their descendants. See more