Lamas plays an indentured servant who rises to power in Georgia shortly after the Revolutionary War.


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Cast overview:
Dr. Carlos Morales
Nancy Darby
Martha Darby
Francis L. Sullivan ...
Dr. Bristol
Felix Pagnol
Dr. Roy Darby
Harvey Bristol
Gabriel Thatch
Charles Evans ...
Judge Armstrong
Gen. Victor Darby
Roy Gordon ...
Dr. Tyrus
Lewis L. Russell ...
Capt. Bronson
Russell Gaige ...
Bill Walker ...
Priam (as William Walker)
Voltaire Perkins ...
Dr. Crowther


Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post-Revolutionary War of Dr. Carlos Morales, the son of an indentured servant, who has been raised and educated by General Darby, and made legal executor of the Georgia estate when Darby dies. He is opposed by Nancy Darby who tries to break the will and also her father's desire to set up a group of free medical clinics for the poor to be overseen by Carlos. The true culprits behind her opposition are her fiancé, Harvey Bristol and his father, Dr. Bristol, who are in reality preying on the Darby holdings. A plague that hits Savannah is thrown in the mix. Written by Les Adams <>

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Release Date:

27 May 1953 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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In a separately filmed trailer, Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas talk to the audience about the film and about Three Dimension. See more »

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"Harlequin" romance-style claptrap...
10 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just saw this at the World 3-D Film Expo and it was a turkey through and through.

Clearly this was only made for the lonely housewife set to ogle at a half-naked Fernando with painted-on pants. If he'd had a bigger basket I probably would've given it a higher score...:)

The transitions between real-world and sound stage footage was clunky at best. I can't imagine even a naive 1950's moviegoer believing any of this was shot in the real Savannah, Georgia.

Were it not for gimmick of 3-D this one would have been relegated to the dustbin of Hollywood long ago.

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