In a village of Huguenot refugees, Jonathon Standing is exiled by his father to a nearby penal colony for his improper relationship with a married woman. This penal colony is then invaded by pirates who force Jonathan to lead them back to his village, convinced that it contains a great treasure. Written by
dinky-4 of Minneapolis
Ransacking a lost tropic island... for a fabulous idol of gold!
Did You Know?
When approached by Michael Carreras
to write a script for a pirate movie, Jimmy Sangster
was cautioned by the producer that they couldn't afford a ship. The ship seen from long shot in the beginning was a stock shot. See more
During the blindfold fight, the blindfolds appear to be thin gauze that the pirates can see through. At one point, when the pirate hides inside the wooden frame, he glances down at a railing before he places his hand on it. See more
Hench, a pirate
I do not count my chickens before I see them, and then I wait until the eggs are hatched out.
Referenced in Matinee