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
When escaping to the swamp, Jonathan is shot in the back, yet after left for dead and continuing to escape further into the swamp, he has no wounds on his back but his left shoulder appears to be wounded on the front side. See more
This was going to e a peaceful mission!
Indeed, it was. Unfortunately, human nature is apt to determine where peace ends and strife begins.