In Jamaica, amid murder and deceit, a schooner skipper and a land developer search for the sunken ship containing proof regarding the identity of the true heirs of a legendary Jamaican estate.

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Ena Dacey
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Promoter William Montague wants to buy the estate owned by the Daceys, Mrs. Dacey and her daughter Ena and son Todd, in order to build a resort hotel. When they turn him down, he produces a couple of distant relatives, Janice and Robert Clayton, and sets about to prove that the estate rightfully belongs to them. The identity of the rightful heirs is thought to be buried in a sunken ship off of the Jamaican shore and the search begins, led by a schooner skipper, Patrick Fairlie, who is in love with Ena. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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This girl was worth fighting for ... battling a killer under the tropic sea ... or in the heart of the voodoo jungle !


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An early Fifties Paramount "programmer."
9 May 2003 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

This film was not favored with a notably munificent budget but cinematographer Lionel Lindon's work, using the Technicolor process that may still have been three-strip (around the time the transition was being made to a single strip negative), camouflaged that fact quite well, principally aided by the ravishing red-headed beauty of Miss Arlene Dahl. The whole enterprise looked very studio-bound - no location work in the Caribbean here

  • and the pulpy plot didn't give the cast of professionals, including


leading man Ray Milland, much to work with. But, oh my!, Miss Dahl is such a lovely camera subject. It does not appear to be available on video and I can't recall seeing it scheduled on a TV broadcast after I caught it as a supporting feature at the neighborhood Bay Theater in Pacific Palisades, California, after its initial run.


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